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World Winter Weather Advisory Issued For West Point Area
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A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from 12 a.m. Wednesday through 6 a.m. on Thursday , according to the National Weather Service . There was an unexpected dusting of snow overnight, and a coastal flood advisory is in effect for the shorelines of Long Island Sound and the bays of eastern Long Island from 11 a.m.to 5 p.m.

World Charity Commission reports 80 cases since Oxfam scandal
Author: 0 Charity Commission reports 80 cases since Oxfam scandal

Some aid charities had come forward with allegations that it had not been previously aware of, said the commission, which refused to name the charities involved. All have replied, but DFID is seeking further clarification from 37 of them, Mordaunt said. The commission, which normally receives reports of 50 serious incidents a week across all United Kingdom charities, said it had seen that number rise to 100, with the increase relating specifically to safeguarding issues.

World German Carmakers Warn of 'Only Losers' in Trump's Trade Talk
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The tariff won't just impact jobs, but the economy as a whole. Canada accounts for more than 50 per cent of United States steel exports, most of which is finished steel, and Mexico is the largest importer of USA coal. Asked by Business Insider if the prime minister was still confident of negotiating a deal with Trump, a spokesman said that "I think both the prime minister and the president have been clear on the importance of reaching a post-Brexit bilateral trade deal".

World Mayor de Blasio names another new city schools chancellor
Author: 0 Mayor de Blasio names another new city schools chancellor

The next day, the Miami superintendent dropped out and de Blasio called Carranza. He said he's seen both traditional public and charter schools serve kids well, but he's also seen them fail students. But on Monday, de Blasio shrugged off the superintendent that wasn't. " Richard Carranza understands the power of public education to change lives, and he has a proven record of strengthening public schools and lifting up students and families", said the Mayor.

World Trump says Obama team launched bogus investigation of him on Russian Federation
Author: 0 Trump says Obama team launched bogus investigation of him on Russian Federation

In the tweet, Trump lambasted Obama as weak on Russian Federation and blamed him for not doing anything about Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. President Trump on Monday accused the Department of Justice and FBI under former President Barack Obama of launching an investigation into his campaign in an effort to "discredit" him and help Democrat Hillary Clinton win the presidency, calling those efforts "unprecedented" and "bigger than Watergate".

World Steele memo alleges Russian Federation worked to stop Romney's nomination
Author: 0 Steele memo alleges Russian Federation worked to stop Romney's nomination

The New Yorker published a deep dive into Steele and how he researched and assembled the dossier. JUMP START: President-elect Donald Trump and Mitt Romney dine at Jean Georges restaurant, where frog legs were on the menu. As The New Yorker's Jane Mayer puts it, Steele's alleged second memo is quite "fantastical". "In a humiliating public spectacle, Trump dangled the post before Romney until early December, then rejected him", the report said.

World Children Killed When Vehicle Hits Pedestrians In Brooklyn
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Pix11 reported that a group of people got off a bus onto the sidewalk when a driver who appeared to be speeding up to make it through a light slammed into them. The driver apparently attempted to take off after hitting the victims, but crashed into another vehicle. "It's really, really sad what happened today", Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

World PNB scam: Nirav Modi bribed official with gold and diamond
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Mumbai: A special CBI court on Saturday sent six accused, arrested in connection with the Punjab National Bank ( PNB) fraud case including Gokulnath Shetty, to 14 days judicial custody. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday said it questioned a General Manager of the Treasury Division of Punjab National Bank (PNB) in connection with its ongoing probe into Rs 12,600-crore bank fraud case involving diamond jeweller Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi of Gitanjali ...

World Bank Flagged Trump Lawyer's Payment to Porn Star for Suspicious Activity
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Banking records obtained by WSJ show Daniels received the payment on October 27, less than two weeks before the election. President Trump 's personal lawyer Michael Cohen complained to friends that he hadn't been reimbursed by Trump for a hush money payout he made to keep porn star Stormy Daniels from speaking about an alleged affair with the now-president.

Author: 0 City of London Doesn't Want the Kind of Trade Deal May Cites

The PM declined to defend Boris Johnson's comparison of the border to crossing between congestion zones in Camden and Islington, but insisted she was "absolutely clear" that there will not be a hard border. In the interview, which was recorded after her speech on Friday, Mrs May said Britain would align with European Union rules in areas like auto manufacturing to maintain access to markets but diverge in areas such as fisheries and agriculture.

World Military spending to increase by 8.1%
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NPC spokesman Zhang Yesui said on Sunday that while China does not want a trade war "if the United States takes actions that hurt Chinese interests, China will not sit idly by". China a year ago increased the defence budget to $150.5 billion. "This shows that Xi's grand strategy to "Make China Great Again" includes not only a "China dream" generally but also a "strong military dream" specifically", he said.

World Former Russian spy critically ill in UK
Author: 0 Former Russian spy critically ill in UK

Mr Skripal, a former colonel of Russia's military intelligence, was convicted in Russian Federation in 2006 on charges of espionage for Britain's MI6 intelligence agency. "They looked so out of it that I thought even if I did step in I wasn't sure how I could help, so I just left them". A hospital in Salisbury said earlier on Monday that it was "dealing with a major incident involving a small number of casualties".

World Trump wants 'to have it both ways' on gun control: Democratic senator
Author: 0 Trump wants 'to have it both ways' on gun control: Democratic senator

Who's afraid of the National Rifle Association? White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday that Trump is not "fully on board" with a background-check proposal by Toomey and Manchin. Anupam says it's possible NRA conventions have an outsize impact on gun injuries and deaths because attendees are the most intense users of guns. The official said Trump's comment was likely a reference to such a bill.

World Modi's nationalist party notches win in key Indian state
Author: 0 Modi's nationalist party notches win in key Indian state

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had hit out at Rahul for leaving his party workers ahead of Meghalaya , Tripura and Nagaland assembly elections results. However, winning in the northeastern region where it used to be a marginal player is a remarkable feat for the BJP. Hard times indeed for the Left front, with the scheduled Party Congress of the CPI (M) now an opportunity for serious introspection and soul searching.

World Trump tariffs would damage global economies, warns International Monetary Fund
Author: 0 Trump tariffs would damage global economies, warns International Monetary Fund

He later tweeted , "We must protect our country and our workers". Australian industry is anxious the local economy will be stampeded by American and Chinese "elephants" in a global trade war . He doubts - if the tariffs do eventually come into force - that Canada will be included on the list. Until recently, the US probe into the national security risks of steel and aluminum had been considered separate from the Nafta discussions.

World NDPP to stake claim to form the Govt
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Press bureau explained that after NPF emerged as the single largest party, Zeliang submitted to Nagaland Governor, the pre-poll alliance letters of the NPP and JD (U) and that the governor, in all fairness, had given him 48 hours to prove his majority.

World Proposal to end DACA will not affect Monday deadline
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Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall issued the following statement on the arbitrary March 5 deadline President Trump set for ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. On Feb. 26, the Supreme Court rejected the administration's request, meaning that the legal fight over DACA will first have to go before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, based in California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, which is based in NY.

World Utica College on lock down while police investigate threat
Author: 0 Utica College on lock down while police investigate threat

The Utica Public School District is also on lockout as a precaution, according to WUTR-TV. Utica College is on lockdown after receiving threats from a person saying he was armed with a weapon on Monday morning. Utica College was founded by Syracuse University in 1946, and now has more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students, according to its website.

World Manohar Parrikar back in hospital, forms panel to run govt
Author: 0 Manohar Parrikar back in hospital, forms panel to run govt

Parrikar was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai last month for a pancreatic ailment and the budget session of the Goa assembly was curtailed to just four days. "Financial sanctions of more than Rs50 lakh would be cleared by this committee". Manohar Parrikar was first admitted to Goa Medical College hospital on 14 February and was moved to Lilavati Hospital for a closer investigation into complaints of abdominal pain.

World Canada police find seventh victim of alleged serial killer landscaper
Author: 0 Canada police find seventh victim of alleged serial killer landscaper

They also release the photograph of a dead man believed to be a victim of McArthur in the hopes the public will help identify him. And now a seventh murder charge is expected to be laid when McArthur returns to court later this month. Investigators have not yet linked the deceased man in the photograph to the unidentified remains found at the Mallory Crescent property . Pathologists compared the body parts found in the planters to the fingerprints, dental records, and the medical ...

World Trump threatens to add extra tax on European cars
Author: 0 Trump threatens to add extra tax on European cars

That's why, for those who recognize that postwar trade policy has been enormously beneficial for the American and world economy, Trump's promised steel tariffs are much more ominous than their predecessors. CNN's Jake Tapper asked Navarro to imagine how Canada might see this: "From the perspective of Canada ". "It opens up a Pandora's box for how trading partners might respond", said Chad Bown, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

World South Koreans meet North Korean leader Kim for talks about talks
Author: 0 South Koreans meet North Korean leader Kim for talks about talks

During the presidential campaign, Trump said he would be willing to withdraw USA troops stationed in the country if South Korea didn't pay a bigger share of the cost of the deployment. But hopes are high that the Koreas can extend the good feelings created by North Korea's participation in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea last month.

World PM thanks NE people for reposing faith in BJP
Author: 0 PM thanks NE people for reposing faith in BJP

NDPP secretary-general Abu Metha said the coalition is proposed to be named the People's Democratic Alliance. Convener Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday claimed that the Congress Party's decision to send its top leadership to Meghalaya lacked calculation and showed the immaturity of the party president Rahul Gandhi .

World Senate elections underway in Pakistan
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Looking back on it overall, we celebrate a relatively fair and successful passing of a democratic process, and analyse the lessons that political parties can learn from these round of elections. Then it is also responsibility of the parties that they award tickets on merit considering abilities and capabilities of a candidate in a given field so that the upper house could effectively contribute for the welfare of people and development of the country.

World Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin might remake 9 to 5
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But, noting her, Tomlin and Fonda's ages - 72, 78 and 80, respectively - Dolly joked, "I said we better get after it, or it's gonna be 95 instead of 9 to 5! ". According to Deadline , 20th Century Fox is in the early stages of making a modern reboot of the film. The original 9 to 5 tackled sexism and chauvinism in the workplace, and gave an honest look at women dealing with harassment.

World CBSE Class 10th 12th Board exams 2018 begins
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A total of 4,510 and 2,846 differently-abled candidates have reportedly registered for class X and XII examinations respectively. Interestingly, the total strength of Class XII students appearing this year is more than the last academic year when around 16,913 students were enrolled for the crucial examination.

World Survivors of school shooting in Florida to perform at Carnegie Hall
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It has been a insane day that event saw according to Politico Florida "accidentally", passing an amendment that would put a moratorium of sales on AR-15 rifles. He recalled the evening he spent with parents waiting for victims to be identified. "What you can say about all of them is that they had an AR-15".

World Florida (Wo)Man: Florida Public School Teacher Has White Nationalist Podcast
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In a statement also released Sunday by Volitich's attorney, the teacher did not deny operating the podcast, which she said she did so under the Russian name Tiana Dalichov . "She believed me and backed off", she said . "Children is very important", she said. The deleted tweets are enough to make your stomach churn, where she regularly wrote things like " It isn't supremacist or hateful to prefer your own people over others " and stating "systemic racism and white privilege aren't real".

Author: 0 Trump's steel tariff is a concern for the oil and gas industry

Dr Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the IEA, said: "The US is set to put its stamp on global oil markets for the next five years". Oil prices rose early on Monday ahead of a meeting between OPEC and US shale firms in Houston, raising expectations that oil producers would discuss further how to clear a global oil glut.

World Germany's Social Democrats sign up for Merkel's grand coalition
Author: 0 Germany's Social Democrats sign up for Merkel's grand coalition

It is not the result she would have wanted when she began her election campaign past year - she had to surrender control of key government departments including the powerful finance ministry to get a deal. After the second Grand Coalition between 2013 and 2017 as a junior coalition partner, the share fell to 20.5 percent in September elections. Angela Merkel , herself profoundly damaged by the whole episode, has her work cut out now if she's to deliver the stability she promised her country.

World United Kingdom braces for floods and water shortages as temperatures rise
Author: 0 United Kingdom braces for floods and water shortages as temperatures rise

Supplies are returning to Lenham in Kent where 7,000 homes were earlier without water, the company tweeted . "Our team continue to work on restoring supply as quickly as possible". Companies also asked that customers check their pipes for bursts and call a plumber if necessary, explaining that outdoor taps were especially vulnerable.

World China sets growth target, set to end president term limit
Author: 0 China sets growth target, set to end president term limit

China will develop fair, high-quality education by promoting the integrated development of urban and rural compulsory education, significantly reducing the rural drop-out rate, moving faster to put an end to big class sizes in urban schools, and addressing the problem of heavy extracurricular burdens on primary and secondary school students, Li said.

World SP pact only for bypolls, not 2019 election: Mayawati
Author: 0 SP pact only for bypolls, not 2019 election: Mayawati

Yogi Adityanath , during a rally in Gorakhpur, further said, "This alliance just goes to show the pitiable situation the two parties have reached". Two bitter rivals of the state, the SP and BSP, have chose to confront the ruling BJP together in Gorakhpur bypolls, where Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has a stronghold.

World Two LeT terrorists, 4 others killed in Shopian; restrictions imposed
Author: 0 Two LeT terrorists, 4 others killed in Shopian; restrictions imposed

It said troops signalled the vehicles to stop near the check post but they moved on and opened heavy fire. The body of another civilian, Gowhar Ahmad Lone, 24, was also found on Monday morning, some 250 metres away the gunfight site. Narrator tried to contact Superintendent Police Shopian Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar and Deputy Inspector General Amit Kumar but they didn't receive the call.

World First US carrier port call in Vietnam since war
Author: 0 First US carrier port call in Vietnam since war

Vietnam is the among the claimants that has stood up most publicly against China, after the Philippines - long one of most ardent critics of Chinese expansion in the area - reversed course under President Rodrigo Duterte. The US Navy has staged activities in Vietnam for its Pacific Partnership humanitarian and civic missions in nine of the past 12 years. "However, it seems that Vietnam does not intend to become an ally of the United States".

World Winter weather to return
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Astrong storm system could bring almost a foot of snow to the Jamestown area by the time it is expected to move out Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service . A high of 45 degrees with a mix of sun and clouds is predicted for Monday and during the day on Tuesday. Temperatures during the snow event are expected to remain in the 20s even overnight.

World Red Alert Warning extended for Thurs & Fri
Author: 0 Red Alert Warning extended for Thurs & Fri

It's believed the heaviest snowfall has now passed, but rain will spread across the country which will start the melting process and may lead to heavy flooding. All schools, colleges and third level institutions will be closed today and tomorrow. Public transport continues to be impacted - flights are grounded at the country's airports and won't resume until tomorrow.

World Italy deadlocked after voters declare no one the victor of election
Author: 0 Italy deadlocked after voters declare no one the victor of election

As Italians awoke to a hung parliament, the left-wing establishment started to gather the pieces. I'd like to see the parties work together more for the good of the country. Italy's national election produced no outright victor on Sunday, according to exit polls that pointed to political gridlock for the euro zone's third-largest economy and showed voters backing anti-establishment and far-right parties in record numbers.

World India, Vietnam strengthen defence, security ties
Author: 0 India, Vietnam strengthen defence, security ties

President Tran Dai Quang's visit to India to commemorate the establishment of 45 years of diplomatic relations between New Delhi and Hanoi is in the fitness of things. PM Modi said that both countries chose to collaborate on defence production and transfer of technology. "In order to realize potential to both increase the volume of trade and diversify its composition, they (Modi and Tran) requested the relevant ministries and agencies on both sides to explore substantive and practical ...

World Vatican finance chief Pell arrives for abuse hearing in Australia
Author: 0 Vatican finance chief Pell arrives for abuse hearing in Australia

The police presence outside Melbourne Magistrates Court on Monday morning. The former Sydney and Melbourne archbishop has repeatedly denied the allegations made against him. The complainants will give evidence from a remote witness facility, accompanied by a support person and, if they wish, a three-year-old labrador support dog called Coop.

World Americans Warned As Security Threat Prompts Closure Of US Embassy In Turkey
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On Sunday evening, the U.S. embassy in Ankara said it would be closed to the public on Monday due to a security threat and only emergency services will be provided. The militias played the role of ground troops for the US-led coalition during the siege of Raqqa, the former Syrian stronghold of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS).

World Magnitude 6.0 aftershock hits Papua New Guinea
Author: 0 Magnitude 6.0 aftershock hits Papua New Guinea

Parliament will sit soon to ratify the declaration of a state-of-emergency for the affected provinces. "We haven't slept. It's been shaking all through the night", William Bando, provincial administrator of Hela province, said by telephone from Tari, about 40 km from the site of the shocks.

Author: 0 Guatemala, in nod to Trump, will move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales is an Evangelical Christian and strong supporter of Israel and is expected to move his country's embassy after the US moves theirs. President Trump has since announced the withholding of over $60 million in financial aid to the UNRWA agency which has operated as a crucial lifeline to Palestinian refugees for decades.