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Remembering some of John Dingell's greatest moments on Twitter

Remembering some of John Dingell's greatest moments on Twitter He spoke out often and harshly against President Donald Trump . Whitmer issued a statement in a news release Thursday night. In an acknowledgement of his legacy, President Trump had flags lowered to half-staff. "Michelle and I send our warmest sympathies to Debbie, the entire Dingell family, and all the Michiganders and Americans whose lives are better because of his lifetime of service". [Full Article...]

Snow to Mix Tuesday

Snow to Mix Tuesday By Monday afternoon, more significant snow develops and continues through Tuesday. From Sunday night to Monday morning, the snow and wintry mix will spread eastward and threaten slick travel across the mid-Atlantic, including around Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York City. [Full Article...]

Winter storm watch in effect for Greater Sudbury

Winter storm watch in effect for Greater Sudbury Several inches of snow will accumulate before mixing with sleet and changing to freezing rain Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday night. Environment Canada says there is significant mixed precipitation in the forecast, including snow and ice pellets for Southern Ontario. [Full Article...]

Serial killer Bruce McArthur can apply for parole at age 91: Judge

Serial killer Bruce McArthur can apply for parole at age 91: Judge The judge says McArthur's guilty plea was a mitigating factor, as was the age the serial killer will be when he can apply for parole. "All of the victims were vulnerable individuals lured to their deaths", he said. A number of investigations have been launched in the wake of the case, including a disciplinary case of an officer involved in an incident involving McArthur and an internal rev... [Full Article...]

Quebec mosque shooter gets life and no parole for 40 years

Quebec mosque shooter gets life and no parole for 40 years Alexandre Bissonnette, 29, pleaded guilty a year ago to six counts of first-degree murder and six counts of attempted murder in connection to the 2017 attack at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Center. This morning, the prosecution is calling for Bissonnette to serve six consecutive life sentences with parole ineligibility for 150 years, making it the longest sentence in Canada history. [Full Article...]

Storm Erik claims another victim but conditions could become more settled

Storm Erik claims another victim but conditions could become more settled The flight attempted to touch down on the runway, with the pilot fighting for control before electing to take off again rather than risk the landing. The Met Office issued a number of weather warnings for floods and strong winds on Saturday, as Storm Erik brought gusts of nearly 70mph that caused disruption on several roads, with emergency services warning motorists to take care. [Full Article...]

DW: France set to undermine Nord Stream 2 pipeline deal

DW: France set to undermine Nord Stream 2 pipeline deal Germany is such country in case of Nord Stream 2. The compromise proposal would have nearly agreed by all European Union member States. Critics were also alarmed by the fact that the pipeline from Russian Federation to Germany would entirely bypass Ukraine, leaving it without gas transit fees. [Full Article...]

Snowstorm buries Northwest, with more on the way

Snowstorm buries Northwest, with more on the way The city is set for another storm Friday into Saturday, as are the areas around the rest of western Washington State. According to AccuWeather.com, there is now a 47 percent chance of 3 to 6 inches of accumulation in the area, a 40 percent chance of between 1 and 3 inches and a 3 percent chance of 6 to 10 inches of snowfall. [Full Article...]

Tokyo 2020: Medals to be made from recycled waste

Tokyo 2020: Medals to be made from recycled waste The decision to launch the new fund is widely seen as a softening of the elite sport body's "no compromise" approach, under which only sports with an expectation of winning a medal at Olympic or Paralympic Games receive support. So far, Tokyo's committee reached its bronze incentive, but it still around six percent off its 30.3 kg gold target and 15 percent of its 4,100 kg silver goal. [Full Article...]

Whitaker to Nadler: 'Your 5 minutes are up'

Whitaker to Nadler: 'Your 5 minutes are up' Whitaker also reminded the committee that attorney general nominee William Barr would likely take over his job as attorney general in a week, and scolded lawmakers for not asking him about the Justice Department's work on violent crime, the opioid crisis, religious liberty, and free speech on college campuses. [Full Article...]

Trump says meeting with Xi before March 1 trade deadline is ‘unlikely’

Trump says meeting with Xi before March 1 trade deadline is ‘unlikely’ Speaking to the reporters at the White House , Trump added that his meeting with Xi would take place soon but not before the trade deal deadline. He then said the two would " maybe " meet after that. But the likelihood of reaching a deal in the near future is waning. The S&P 500 hit a session low shortly after the news that Trump was unlikely to meet Xi this month was first reported by CN... [Full Article...]

PM Modi launches DD Arun Prabha channel in Itanagar today

PM Modi launches DD Arun Prabha channel in Itanagar today Kharventhan, President, OBC Morcha in Tamil Nadu, told IANS. Apart from this he will also inaugurate ONGC projects located in the Krishna-Godavari Offshore Basin and will lay the foundation stone for setting up a new terminal of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited at Krishnapatnam. [Full Article...]

Race to find survivors as Istanbul building collapse kills two

Race to find survivors as Istanbul building collapse kills two Yerlikaya said Thursday evening that Tekgöz had undergone a successful surgery. At least three people were killed when an eight-storey building collapsed in Turkey , the Istanbul Governor's office announced on Thursday. Seven buildings around the collapse site have been evacuated for security reasons. As she was placed in an ambulance, a person in the crowd chanted "God is great" befor... [Full Article...]

Democrats launch investigation into Trump's tax returns

Democrats launch investigation into Trump's tax returns Democrats have contended they are merely exercising their responsibilities of congressional oversight after a period of limited scrutiny while the House was under Republican control. "Because if Democrats or any party can abuse their power to rummage through the tax returns of the president, what will stop them from abusing that power in the future frankly to target any individual American that th... [Full Article...]

Virginia Lt. Governor releases statement denying allegations of sexual assault

Virginia Lt. Governor releases statement denying allegations of sexual assault According to Watson's attorneys, former classmates have provided statements corroborating the allegations and that she "immediately told friends that Fairfax had raped her". Fairfax denied the first allegation in a February 6 statement. A hip-hop pioneer who was imitated by a Virginia politician in blackface says he hopes people will learn lessons from such "regrettable actions". [Full Article...]

Duke of Edinburgh gives up driving following Sandringham crash

Duke of Edinburgh gives up driving following Sandringham crash A Land Rover driven by Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II , collided with another vehicle on a public road near the Queen's Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England, last month. Fairweather also told the Mirror on Saturday that she welcomed Philip's decision to surrender his driver's license. Further controversy followed when photographs showing the Duke driving without wearing a seatbel... [Full Article...]

Border officer shoots driver; Arizona port of entry reopens

Border officer shoots driver; Arizona port of entry reopens CBP officers assigned to the Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge came upon a tractor-trailer hauling a commercial shipment of fresh produce consisting of fresh bell peppers crossing into the USA from Mexico. The release explained that the CBP officer was on duty at the port of entry and attempted to stop a vehicle leaving the United States. Migrants told authoritie... [Full Article...]

Backed Syrian force launches 'final battle' against Islamic State

Backed Syrian force launches 'final battle' against Islamic State Bali did not say how long they expect the battle to last. USA officials have said in recent weeks that ISIS has lost 99.5 percent of its territory and is holding on to fewer than five square kilometres in Syria in the villages of the Middle Euphrates River Valley, where the bulk of the fighters are concentrated. [Full Article...]

Onward: Trump’s AG Crosses First Hurdle To Confirmation on Party-Line Vote

Onward: Trump’s AG Crosses First Hurdle To Confirmation on Party-Line Vote The Washington Post , CNN and NPR have coverage. Senators debated Barr's candidacy for hours and focused in particular on the role he will play supervising the Russian Federation investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller. Barr has said he will be as transparent as possible under Justice Department regulations and will make as much public as he can. During his confirmation hear... [Full Article...]

Joe Kennedy III to endorse Elizabeth Warren at presidential announcement

Joe Kennedy III to endorse Elizabeth Warren at presidential announcement This is the fight of our lives, the fight to build an America where dreams are possible, an America that works for everyone. The 69-year-old from the USA state of MA has already become a main target of Trump, who has dubbed Warren " Pocahontas " for previously identifying herself as a Native American, a controversy that has plagued the run-up to her candidacy. [Full Article...]


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