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World Rain and 60 today, snow possible Saturday
Author: 0 Rain and 60 today, snow possible Saturday

Right now the forecast models put it right along the coast- which would deliver some a quick blast of snow to areas around Puget Sound. The county roads department issued a statement Friday afternoon, in which residents are “strongly” advised “to avoid travel Saturday night through Sunday as blizzard conditions” will make travel “impossible” in some areas.

World Quake rattles parts of UK
Author: 0 Quake rattles parts of UK

Dyfed-Powys Police said they had received an "extremely high call volume". Thousands described their experience on social media after the mini-quake happened at 2.31pm. Nick Mackenzie in Halesowen also felt the quake. An quake shook homes and buildings across parts of Britain today. Meanwhile, South Wales Police urged the public to avoid calling the emergency services unless it was to report damage or injuries.

World Israel Gaza: Four Israeli soldiers injured in border blast
Author: 0 Israel Gaza: Four Israeli soldiers injured in border blast

Dozens of Palestinians were injured on Friday during clashes with Israeli troops in occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, according to a Palestinian nongovernmental organization. Correspondents say the border area has been generally quiet in the last few years but there has been an increase in violence since US President Donald Trump's announcement in December recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

World What the U.S. papers are saying about the most recent mass shooting
Author: 0 What the U.S. papers are saying about the most recent mass shooting

Among them was a large book with a wooden cover from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , full of poems, notes and drawings, university archivist Tamara Kennelly said. Trump also tweeted: "The awful shooting that took place in San Bernardino was an absolute act of terror that many people knew about". He did promise to tackle school safety and "the hard issue of mental health".

World Kelly makes changes to White House security process
Author: 0 Kelly makes changes to White House security process

Kushner, however, has yet to be granted full security clearance. White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, under fire after a former staffer's domestic abuse scandal , has admitted the Trump team mishandled aides' background investigations, and ordered new steps in how the West Wing handles security clearances.

World Will California's gun laws be coming your way?
Author: 0 Will California's gun laws be coming your way?

He visited the Florida hospital where the injured are being treated, sheriff's office and met the shooting victims including parents. "Thank you all very much". Trump had several officers tell him their names and what they did. Still, the president made no policy statements. Shah said there will be discussion soon with the nation's governors at the National Governor's Association and said that state and local leaders will be at the forefront of efforts in charting out a path for ...

World NBC5 Forecast: Near record warmth Thursday
Author: 0 NBC5 Forecast: Near record warmth Thursday

Thursday night: A chance of showers before 7 p.m., then rain after. Sunday will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy with isolated showers. Saturday: Mostly cloudy with highs around 40°, scattered snow/rain showers with little accumulation for the Plain.

World Winter Olympics: North Carolina's Griffin scores Korea's first women's hockey goal
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Yesterday's number far exceeds the 1.35 billion won that was used to pay for the 650 North Koreans who visited South Korea in 2002 for the Asian Games in the port city of Busan. This narrative is very important to them because it justifies years of the USA spurning opportunities to talk with North Korea , and is meant to steer the audience toward the conclusion that preemptive war is the only option.

World Brazil's Temer says Rio army intervention will not stop pension reform
Author: 0 Brazil's Temer says Rio army intervention will not stop pension reform

Rio is Brazil's most populous state, with around 16 million inhabitants - 6.5 million of them living in Rio de Janeiro. Rio's governor issued an appeal for help after the annual carnival celebrations were marred by violence. Temer said it would still be possible to vote on pension reform through a technicality - he said he would simply lift the decree on Rio security for the time needed for any vote to take place.

World Michigan State player being investigated for criminal sexual conduct
Author: 0 Michigan State player being investigated for criminal sexual conduct

Michigan State is now under NCAA investigation. Later that day, ESPN published a report that revealed multiple previously undisclosed alleged sexual assaults by Michigan State athletes and alleged that "complaints involving athletes were routinely investigated and handled by athletic director Hollis' department".

World Iran president slams U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as capital
Author: 0 Iran president slams U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as capital

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind welcomed Iranian President Dr Hassan Rouhani on Saturday at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on the last day of his three-day visit to India. During his stay in Hyderabad , he met with scholars in southern India, visited historical monuments of Qutb Shahi, addressed the Friday Prayers and had a cordial meeting with students and Iranians residing in India.After the talks between senior Iranian and Indian officials, documents of cooperation ...

World Strong quake rekindles memories of past disasters in Mexico
Author: 0 Strong quake rekindles memories of past disasters in Mexico

A strong natural disaster shook a large swathe of southern and central Mexico on Friday, triggering the quake alarm system in Mexico City and causing buildings to sway. Crowds of people gathered on central Reforma Avenue in Mexico City as the ground shook. The district is the site of numerous collapsed and badly damaged buildings from last year's temblor.

World Caroline Wozniacki Accuses Opponent Of Excessive Grunting
Author: 0 Caroline Wozniacki Accuses Opponent Of Excessive Grunting

Simona Halep also announced her withdrawal from the semis on Saturday due to a foot injury. Asked about keeping her place at the top of the world rankings, she replied: "It feels good, but honestly I m just happy to have won today". The Dane will meet Petra Kvitova in the semifinals after her match against Julia Goerges ended early when the German retired with a hip injury while trailing 6-4, 2-1.

World Smith & Wesson Made the Assault Rifle Used in Florida School Massacre
Author: 0 Smith & Wesson Made the Assault Rifle Used in Florida School Massacre

President Donald Trump visited a Florida hospital Friday to thank medical professionals who helped the wounded in a horrific high school shooting, coming face-to-face with first responders in the deadly assault. "Our children are counting on us to keep them safe from harm". Because if you don't think we need to do something about it, you're obviously mentally ill.

World Turkish court gives life sentences to 6 columnists
Author: 0 Turkish court gives life sentences to 6 columnists

Veteran journalists and writers Nazli Ilicak and the brothers Mehmet and Ahmet Altan were handed the life sentences at a trial in Istanbul over links to the outlawed group of US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen , the Anadolu news agency said.

World Turkey demands US expel Kurdish militia from anti-Isis force
Author: 0 Turkey demands US expel Kurdish militia from anti-Isis force

The official, who declined to be identified because the information had not been made public, said the United States was considering the proposal, which was made to U.S. The Turkish government views the YPG as an extension of the outlawed the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has fought a decades-long war against Turkey .

World Reich introduced as Indianapolis Colts head coach
Author: 0 Reich introduced as Indianapolis Colts head coach

Once the personnel is taken care of, the Colts will have an offense they hope has similarities to the days of Peyton Manning (with its tempo), while also incorporating some newer aspects of offensive football, which Reich has learned in recent stops.

World Before FL Shooting, NRA Posted Valentine Featuring Guns And Bullets
Author: 0 Before FL Shooting, NRA Posted Valentine Featuring Guns And Bullets

Real laws - that do everything possible to keep assault rifles - out of the hands of people who are going to shoot our kids. One of the school's math teachers told media that Cruz had been banned from returning to campus after he threatened students a year ago and that administrators sent an email to teachers, warning them about Cruz.

World Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety
Author: 0 Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety

The rule was made effective days before Trump entered the White House in January 2017, but compliance was not required until December 2017. These are the Florida school shooting victimsSome people brought candles and flowers while others held signs calling for action against school violence and gun control .

World Turkey frees German-Turkish journalist after year in jail
Author: 0 Turkey frees German-Turkish journalist after year in jail

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said the court-ordered release was "unconditional", meaning Yucel would be able to leave the country. Germany has been pressing for months for the release of Yucel, detained since last February on suspicion of spreading propaganda in support of a terrorist organisation and inciting violence.

World Don't Expect A Full Photo Of Kylie Jenner's Baby Anytime Soon…
Author: 0 Don't Expect A Full Photo Of Kylie Jenner's Baby Anytime Soon…

A source told RadarOnline: " Tyga wants a DNA test because he really thinks that there is a chance this baby could be his". The pair both wear medical masks over their mouths in the picture. He has reportedly been staying overnight at Jenner's when he is not working, but Scott has also given her time to bond alone with the baby. Despite Kylie's lack of a pregnancy confirmation, the "Butterfly Effect" rapper was accused of not spending enough time with the " KUWTK " star over the last few ...

World Mitt Romney formally announces run for Senate
Author: 0 Mitt Romney formally announces run for Senate

Romney was initially going to make his Senate announcement Thursday but delayed it due to Wednesday's high school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Proving again that the Leftmedia love no Republicans more than presidential losers, Romney would fill an "impending vacuum of moral leadership inside the GOP conference", according to insiders at The Washington Post .

World US intelligence chief says North Korea 'decision time' is near
Author: 0 US intelligence chief says North Korea 'decision time' is near

He said Russia, China , Iran and North Korea "pose the greatest threats" to the electronic operations of US government and commerce. Terrorism . Coats said that CFIUS, which has few staff and investigative resources, is now inadequate to defend against these threats. Wray said smartphones and other communication technology could be compromised "to gain positions of power inside our telecommunication networks that provides the capacity to exert pressure or control over our ...

World Our Opinion: More gun deaths and more evasions
Author: 0 Our Opinion: More gun deaths and more evasions

Kimmel seemingly got choked up once again while talking about a school shooting on Thursday night - the eighth to happen just this year - and delivered a takedown of Trump's speech following the tragedy that killed 17 people and injured more than a dozen others.

World Trump heads Friday to Florida to meet shooting victims
Author: 0 Trump heads Friday to Florida to meet shooting victims

There is also anger over the lack of gun controls and questions among parents over the adequacy of campus security, amid a renewed debate about America's epidemic of violence in its schools . He was "mentally disturbed", he said, referring to a picture that is emerging of Cruz as a disturbed man, called "weird" and "violent" by people who knew him, his neighbors, past and present friends.

World Punjab Chief Minister To Receive Justin Trudeau At Amritsar
Author: 0 Punjab Chief Minister To Receive Justin Trudeau At Amritsar

The visit - which includes stopovers in Agra, Amritsar , Ahmedabad, Mumbai, and New Delhi - will provide an opportunity for Trudeau to connect with the Indian leaders in government and business, promote empowerment of women and girls, and strengthen Canada and India's close economic ties.

Author: 0 Trump says he's headed to Florida

According to the Broward County Public School system, Schentrup was a 2017 National Merit Scholar semifinalist. "You'd better get out of here", McKenna said he was told. ROF has members in north and south Florida. He didn't put up a fight. "Seventeen innocent people are dead and acknowledging a mistake isn't going to cut it", Scott said in a statement.

World Pakistan won't give air defence to Saudi: Dastgir
Author: 0 Pakistan won't give air defence to Saudi: Dastgir

While talking on a private TV channel, Dastgir said that Pakistani troops were sent to Saudi Arab after the rules of engagement were clarified. Gen. Ghafoor stated it would be "much lesser than a division". However, Iran and some other regional countries are not convinced as they believe the coalition aims at furthering the Saudi agenda. The agreement adopted by the Executive is of public importance and therefore requires a debate, considered Babar after the announcement of the Public ...

World South Africa's Ramaphosa set to outline priorities in key speech
Author: 0 South Africa's Ramaphosa set to outline priorities in key speech

Facing waning electoral support for his party, Ramaphosa needs to avoid alienating ANC members still loyal to the 75-year-old Zuma despite the economic stagnation and sleaze allegations that tainted his nine years in power. As deputy president, Ramaphosa will assume the role of acting president when Zuma steps down. The president called on the reduction of mine fatalities and said mining companies had to engage other stakeholders to reduce this.

World US, Turkey agrees to normalise relations, Turkish Foreign Minister says
Author: 0 US, Turkey agrees to normalise relations, Turkish Foreign Minister says

The US recognises Turkey's legitimate right to ensure the security of its borders, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said during the visit to Turkey. Turkey launched an air and ground assault last month in Syria's north-west Afrin region to sweep the YPG away from its southern border. While Turkey views the YPG as a "terrorist" group, the United States has been working closely with the militia against the Islamic State group in Syria and giving it weapons, infuriating Ankara .

World West Bengal, first state to opt out of 'Modicare'
Author: 0 West Bengal, first state to opt out of 'Modicare'

West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee had earlier also expressed her discontent over the scheme . "I have requested Ford to plan for a new manufacturing unit here in West Bengal ". Further, she ridiculed the " Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana" of Modi government saying, "Look at the financial allocations in the project". While Niti Ayog has captured the centre's health plan to cost Rs 5500-6000 crore a year, it has provisionally allocated 2000 crore only from the central ...

World THROWBACK THURSDAY: Ex-President Zuma's Parliamentary moments
Author: 0 THROWBACK THURSDAY: Ex-President Zuma's Parliamentary moments

Last week, the EFF wrote a letter to Mbete asking that the no-confidence debate and vote - now scheduled for February 22 - be moved ahead to February 13. Should this happen‚ he said‚ it would trigger a debate and then a secret ballot by MPs. Steenhuisen asked on Thursday morning. The Twitter brigade was even calling for a cleansing ceremony after a violent storm ripped through the tent where Zuma was giving his keynote Reconciliation Day celebrations address in Gopane in the North West.

World Grand Jury Indicts Russians Linked to Interference Campaign Targeting 2016 Election
Author: 0 Grand Jury Indicts Russians Linked to Interference Campaign Targeting 2016 Election

It is the first legal document to name the Internet Research Agency , a private organisation based in St Petersburg, of illegally interfering in U.S. The defendants, "posing as US persons and creating false USA personas", operated social media groups designed to attract US audiences by stealing USA identities and falsely claiming to be USA activists.

World Angela Merkel boosts Theresa May's hopes of a bespoke Brexit deal
Author: 0 Angela Merkel boosts Theresa May's hopes of a bespoke Brexit deal

Recently, German Government's spokesman, Steffen Seibert, referred to the importance of London's outline of its ideas on its future relationship with the EU. Mrs May said she wanted a Brexit deal that was good for companies in Britain and the rest of the EU. Appearing alongside her German host, the Prime Minister spoke of her wish for a "bold and ambitious partnership", but stressed it was bit a "one-way street" as such an outcome would also benefit the bloc.

World Merkel highlights hurdles on path to mending ties with Turkey
Author: 0 Merkel highlights hurdles on path to mending ties with Turkey

He denied the accusation. He also noted that German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel had been contributing his efforts to resolve the matter. Yücel's detainment was one of the thorny issues between Turkey and Germany and was on Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım's agenda during his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday.

World Rome sinkhole swallows several cars in residential street
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A big 30ft sinkhole has opened up in a Roman neighbourhood, forcing families to flee their homes and swallowing no fewer than six cars in its gaping maw. Several cars were swallowed up and dozens of people were evacuated when a construction site apparently collapsed. One resident told Rai News that there had been warning signs, saying she was anxious after she felt the floor of her house shake in the days before the hole formed.

World CBI books diamond trader Nirav Modi in PNB scam
Author: 0 CBI books diamond trader Nirav Modi in PNB scam

As per the LoU , the foreign bank or the foreign branch of an Indian bank would deposit the required sum in the Nostro account of the LoU issuing bank in that country. Stock exchanges were informed the next day, PNB said in the filing. These suspect bank officials issued the LoUs and informed these branches via the global cash transfer service called SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) which connects all global banks worldwide.

World Postmortem carried out on body of woman found in wardrobe
Author: 0 Postmortem carried out on body of woman found in wardrobe

A woman's body was found at a Dublin address this evening. The house was sealed off to allow for a technical examination. On Tuesday, the 38-year-old was reported missing and then yesterday her body was found here at an apartment in Ranelagh after her vehicle was spotted outside.

World Grenfell Campaigners Launch Three Billboards
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Three billboards with the words "71 dead", 'and still no arrests?' and 'how come?' printed on the signs have made their way around London on Thursday. And still no arrests. And still 297 flammable clad towers. The campaign group argues that neither the victims or survivors of the blaze have received justice, and they are not being represented in an inquiry.

World Rain tapers early, then winds pickup and temperatures drop Friday
Author: 0 Rain tapers early, then winds pickup and temperatures drop Friday

The high temperature will be 37 degrees with cloudy skies. Lows will be pretty average for this time of year, in the mid 20's. To the south, the high will be in the 58- to 62-degree range for Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, Anniston and Gadsden, and afternoon temperatures will rise into the low 70s over South Alabama, thanks to the upper ridge over the Gulf of Mexico.

World Former student confesses to Florida school shooting
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Lori Alhadeff's 14-year-old daughter was shot and killed while at school in Florida . At least 1,000 people attended a candlelight vigil Thursday night for the 17 people killed in a Florida school shooting , some of them sobbing openly as the victims' names were read aloud.

World Did North Korea's
Author: 0 Did North Korea's "Charm Offensive" Work on Mike Pence?

During the weekend, my tour guide Cindy told me she was upset with South Korean President Moon Jae-in for welcoming such a large contingent from the North, including Kim's sister. Yes, it's the North Korean cheerleading squad, a 230-strong team of young women dubbed the "army of beauties" by the media. Pence was speaking on the way back from the Winter Olympic games.

World US Senate rejects immigration bills, leaving Dreamers in limbo
Author: 0 US Senate rejects immigration bills, leaving Dreamers in limbo

Almost 800,000 Dreamers benefited from Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an Obama administration program that allowed them to work and study in the United States. "President Trump has created this problem". If the bill makes it through the lower chamber, it's unlikely to pass the Senate. The White House and administration took pains to attack the bipartisan proposal from Sens.

World PM Narendra Modi's 'Pariksha Par Charcha' session with students today
Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi's 'Pariksha Par Charcha' session with students today

The Prime Minister said marks should not be made a social status. When asked about how to handle stress and keep confidence high during the time of exam, PM Modi said that it comes by working hard. PM Modi tells students to be "warriors and not worriers". Not only knowledge but confidence and peace is what plays a major role in scoring good marks in exams.

World GoFundMe for Florida shooting victims skyrockets in minutes
Author: 0 GoFundMe for Florida shooting victims skyrockets in minutes

In his remarks, Trump said that "yesterday, a school filled with innocent children and caring teachers became the scene of bad violence, hatred, and evil". Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Rob Lasky addressed questions regarding reports that a YouTube user reported a 2017 comment by Cruz saying, "I'm going to be a professional school shooter ".