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Snow Moves into Twin Cities Area, Winter Storm Warning Goes Into Effect

Snow Moves into Twin Cities Area, Winter Storm Warning Goes Into Effect The precipitation is expected to quickly end from south to north across the region, generally ending by late morning. As of 9:00 a.m. Friday , controls remain on mountain roads including Highway 50, I-80, SR-88, SR-89, SR-207, SR-431 and SR-28. [Full Article...]

China Opposes US Korea-Related Sanctions, Urges Washington Not to Harm Relations

China Opposes US Korea-Related Sanctions, Urges Washington Not to Harm Relations Tsang reportedly coordinated North Korean coal exports with a Russia-based North Korean broker, and attempted a US$1 million oil deal with a Russian company sanctioned for dealing with the North. The administration issued a global shipping advisory created to increase awareness of North Korea's attempts to hide its maritime activities and to put companies on notice that they could be subject... [Full Article...]

Russians in Syria: Now you see them - maybe

Russians in Syria: Now you see them - maybe Reports say two of Russia's Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jets had been recently seen in the skies above Syria and then seem landing at the Hmeymim airbase in the country's western Latakia province. Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his country's combat efficiency and quality of weapons can be ranked the best in the world, which ensures the country's safety. [Full Article...]

Missing airplane carrying four people located in San Juan County; no survivors

Missing airplane carrying four people located in San Juan County; no survivors The family of two of the men in a Piper Lance aircraft from New Dayton, Alberta, that went missing Thursday night, February 22, in the south-western USA, have confirmed that the plane went down with no survivors. Jon says his brother texted him at about 10:00 a.m. Thursday saying they were leaving the regional airport in Colorado and says that's the last time he heard from the group. [Full Article...]

White House told Kushner's security clearance would be delayed

White House told Kushner's security clearance would be delayed Problems with security clearance for White House aides surfaced this month in fallout over the abrupt resignation of White House staff secretary Rob Porter over allegations of domestic abuse against two former wives, reports Reuters. Their wait-and-see mode ended abruptly last week, when Kelly issued a new policy that would block staff with interim clearances from receiving top-secret informat... [Full Article...]

"There are no risky players for me" - Celtic midfielder unconcerned about Zenit

One defeat in their last 12 puts Celtic in decent nick heading into this game. That season Martin O'Neill's side lost to Villarreal in the quarter-finals of European football's second-tier club competition. Zenit's defeat at Celtic Park came in their first competitive game for two months, with the long gap due to the winter break in Russian Federation, and defender Igor Smolnikov claimed that ... [Full Article...]

Trump lashes out at Florida deputy

Trump lashes out at Florida deputy Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida is giving fellow Sen. "If we are going to infringe on the Second Amendment, it has to be a policy that will work", Rubio said in an interview Thursday with AP. The sale of bump stocks will be completely banned under the proposal. Mandatory active shooter drills at all schools. Students, teachers and staff must complete all training and "code red"... [Full Article...]

Turkish military not avoiding civilians in strikes against Syria's Afrin: HRW

Turkish military not avoiding civilians in strikes against Syria's Afrin: HRW Turkey's military said Friday it hit a convoy of weapons and ammunition in the countryside of a Kurdish-held enclave in northern Syria. The YPG accused Turkey of bombing a convoy of civilians that was crossing into Afrin to protest Turkey's offensive, leading to casualties. [Full Article...]

UK Brexit cabinet 'united', but lingering questions remain

UK Brexit cabinet 'united', but lingering questions remain In January previous year, in a key speech at Lancaster House, Prime Minister May outlined the central tenets of the government's exit strategy which included leaving the customs union. Three weeks after the prime minister said that those coming from the European Union after 29 March 2019, when the transition phase starts, would not have the same rights as those already in the UK, Downing Street is... [Full Article...]

Trump praises Turnbull at White House

Trump praises Turnbull at White House During a joint news conference with Turnbull , Trump said he and his Australian partner are celebrating "100 years of mateship", a century-long relationship that now includes cooperation on counter-terrorism, trade, immigration and efforts to pressure North Korea to give up nuclear weapons. [Full Article...]

His son nearly killed him, now he's begging Texas not to execute

His son nearly killed him, now he's begging Texas not to execute Whitaker was even served his last meal of chicken enchiladas, rice, beans and vegetables. Bart Whitaker will also have to be transferred from death row at the Polunsky Unit in Livingston to Huntsville, where the executions are carried out. [Full Article...]

Iran threatens to pull out of nuclear deal

Iran threatens to pull out of nuclear deal U.S. President Donald Trump , who has repeatedly criticized the Iran deal negotiated by his predecessor Barack Obama, recently made a decision to extend a waiver on nuclear sanctions that were imposed on Iran. "The indirect indication is that (actual designs) don't exist", the diplomat said. Implicitly the Times , which avidly backed the deal, was admitting that Iran rather than being cons... [Full Article...]

Dapchi Girls Kidnap: 'I Share Your Pain', Buhari Apologises To Affected Parents

Dapchi Girls Kidnap: 'I Share Your Pain', Buhari Apologises To Affected Parents This week's incident carries particular echoes of the most infamous abduction - the 276 girls taken in April 2014 who became known as the "Chibok girls" - because the latest victims were also abducted during an attack on their school. "They have been starved out of oxygen and the oxygen they feed on is publicity so that they can grab the world's attention". He said we should cooperate with the... [Full Article...]

The Heat: Israeli Prime Minister faces corruption scandal

The Heat: Israeli Prime Minister faces corruption scandal Netanyahu, who insists he has done nothing wrong, has faced corruption allegations periodically nearly since first becoming prime minister in 1996. Filber's change of heart could leave the tough-talking Netanyahu at his most vulnerable yet, with one critic writing him off as a "political corpse". [Full Article...]

Top Trump Advisers Mull Departure over Lingering Feud with President

Top Trump Advisers Mull Departure over Lingering Feud with President McMaster to leave for something that qualifies as a promotion, but some at the Pentagon said he's become too political to serve in the military in a major role. "Remember the Dirty Dossier, Uranium, Speeches, Emails and the Podesta Company!" "McMaster, meanwhile, is the person who delivers the news that Trump doesn't want to hear on a daily basis", CNN reported. [Full Article...]

NRA joins call to arm teachers

NRA joins call to arm teachers While this seems like an obvious indictment of Trump's idea that militarizing schools is the best way to prevent mass shootings, the president instead interpreted the guard's failure as evidence that the best solution is to arm teachers instead. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia to Invest $64 bn in Entertainment

Saudi Arabia to Invest $64 bn in Entertainment That "Don Giovanni", "The Marriage of Figaro" or the "Barber of Seville" could soon be soaring through the rafters of a new Riyadh opera house is down to Saudi Arabia's "Vision 2030' project, the plan to diversify its economy and reduce its dependence on oil". [Full Article...]

USA health officials seek to expand short-term health coverage

USA health officials seek to expand short-term health coverage Sen. Chris Murphy also said the Trump administration move is the latest effort to undermine the ACA. Myth #3: Short-Term Health Plans Are Not As Cheap As People Think - Short-term plans are created to serve populations with an immediate need for low-priced coverage, the most common reason being job loss. [Full Article...]

Russian Curlers Stripped of Olympic Bronze for Doping at 2018 Winter Games

Russian Curlers Stripped of Olympic Bronze for Doping at 2018 Winter Games Krushelnitckii finished third in the event representing the Olympic Athletes of Russian Federation with his wife, Anastasia Bryzgalova, but now the medal will likely be reallocated by the International Olympic Committee and World Curling. However, Olympic officials played down a meeting between IOC president Thomas Bach and close Putin aide Igor Levitin in PyeongChang. Adams said Bach and Levitin ... [Full Article...]

Law enforcement dealing with multiple school threats, SHS threat not local

Law enforcement dealing with multiple school threats, SHS threat not local Also Thursday, a social media post directed at "Poly Students" raised concerns at Riverside Poly and Long Beach Poly high schools, as well as Cal Poly San Luis Obispo . "A threatening message on social media was brought to the district's attention and created concern". "It's important to investigate to ensure student safety". [Full Article...]


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