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Snow, ice and sleet forecast for 'coldest week of winter'

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Storms will gradually fade overnight Tuesday into Wednesday. That's expected to spread across the rest of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on Monday and into Tuesday and Wednesday. For the rest of the United Kingdom, the first full week of February "could be one of the coldest weeks of this winter so far". After a bout of dismal and damp conditions today, the weekend will end on a frosty note while the spell of rain, sleet and snow moves in across the UK. Read More »

N Korean Olympic athletes reach South Korea

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South Korea's presidential Blue House said Moon had expressed hope that the momentum of improved North-South relation would go on and that US Vice President Pence's visit "would be an important prelude for that". "And that's a good thing, not a bad thing". Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a session of the House of Representatives budget committee in Tokyo on January 30, 2018. Read More »

In Rare Step, Abbas to Deliver Address at UNSC Meeting

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Until Israel recognizes the State of Palestine on the 1967 borders, cancel the decision to annex East Jerusalem and halts settlement activities, the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) decided on Saturday to suspend the recognition of the State of Israel. Read More »

A look at Super Bowl ads that have been released so far

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But he has fond memories of the last Super Bowl in Minneapolis - in 1992 at the now-gone Metrodome. Mercifully for players, fans and everyone else involved, the game will be played indoors in the comfy confines of U.S. But previous to that, he was the subject of endless teasing because his favorite plays were a pair of field goals. Here are some of the ads you'll see. Read More »

Pornhub offers 110 gallons of lube to solve Philadelphia's pole problem

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Officials in Philadelphia are going to try out another method to keep Eagles fans off poles on Sunday when their beloved team faces off in the Super Bowl against the New England Patriots. "So, when we got word that Crisco wasn't successfully keeping rowdy Philly fans from climbing street signs and traffic lights, which can be very unsafe, we thought we could help by offering our lube". Read More »

"No One Cared", Says Actress Sanusha Santosh Who Fought Molester On Train

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While talking to the media later, the actress said that a majority of the co-passengers had ignored her plea for help, just two people, scriptwriter Unni and another passenger, Renjith, came forward to help. The actor told reporters that the man used vulgar language against her while she was rehearsing for an upcoming event in Malaysia, at a dance studio. Read More »

China criticises US nuclear report; asks to shun 'cold-war

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What exactly is the new United States policy? His comments late on Saturday came a day after the Pentagon revealed plans to revamp its nuclear arsenal, largely in response to a perceived renewed threat from Russian Federation. In the NPR document, the U.S. accused China of "expanding its already considerable nuclear forces" but China defended its policy on Sunday saying it would "resolutely stick to peaceful development and pursue a national defence policy that is defensive in nature". Read More »

Trump hosts N Korean defectors in Oval Office

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The UN chief made the statement on Friday during an interview with South Korean correspondents in NY. Observers say the North might have already added security agents to the IOC-accredited delegation by disguising them as sport officials or journalists. Read More »

US, Japan vow to 'clamp down' on Kim

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Ji also spoke, telling Trump he'd been moved to tears that his story had been included in the State of the Union speech — and on Trump's Instagram account. Trump also reiterated his intention of addressing the trade imbalance between the 2 nations. The other 12 athletes, all female hockey players, came to South Korea last week to practice with South Korean teammates with whom they have formed the first-ever joint Korean team in the Olympics. Read More »

Sharma wins second European Tour title in Malaysia

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He defeated co-overnight leader Jorge Campillo of Spain, who eagled the opening hole before returning with a 68 to settle for second place, while Pablo Larrazabal and Ryan Fox of New Zealand finished in third place after posting identical 66s. Read More »

Sunday morning snow turns to rain for many towns

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For areas south of I-81, warm air will quickly flood into the storm, so any snow changes to sleet and then rain. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Cumberland County from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m. Although snow showers will stay light, the combination with gusty winds will create reduced visibility on the roads. There could be some isolated higher totals in the far northeastern corner of Colorado near Julesburg. Read More »

ICE targets 77 Northern California businesses in undocumented worker crackdown

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ICE's Homeland Security Investigations special agents conducted the raids Monday through Wednesday, . The notices alerted business owners that agents would be auditing their hiring records to make sure they are complying with the law. In 2017, the government carried out 1,360 similar raids and arrested more than 300 people - with businesses paying out over $100 million in restitution and fines, ICE said. Read More »

North Korea threatens inter-Korean relations could suffer amid criticism

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The United States has moved to assuage any concerns from Seoul over the Trump administration's withdrawal of Victor Cha's nomination as US ambassador to South Korea. While security is a paramount concern at any Olympics, these games have an added reason for caution. Such an attitude contrasts with the U.S. position, he said. Read More »

Abe asks Trump to ensure safety in Okinawa

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Torture and imprisonment is standard, and some North Koreans are publicly executed, Lee said she would tell Trump. Aides to former president Barack Obama said they do not recall him meeting with defectors. Giving the president too many options, the officials said, could increase the odds that he will act . "We have no road left, so we'll see what happens", Trump said. Read More »

PM Modi Karnataka election rally

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The Congress leaders said Karnataka has been allocated 4.713 per cent of the Central pool, which comes to Rs 95,204 crore (from 2015-16 to 2017-18 in the 14th Finance Commission). Modi claimed that more than one crore loans have been sanctioned for the people of Karnataka under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana. Loud cheers from the crowd. Read More »

Two dead, 50 injured in U.S. train crash

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At least 2 people are dead and another 50 injured after an Amtrak passenger train crashed into a freight train in SC early Sunday morning, authorities said. Amtrak said there were " injuries reported " among those on board the passenger train but it is not yet clear how many. There have been a number of fatal train crashes in recent years. Read More »

Saudi Arabia deposits $2 bln in Yemen central bank to back currency

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In a report unveiled in Sanaa, UNICEF said almost two million Yemeni children were out of school, a quarter of them since the conflict escalated when a Saudi-led coalition intervened in March 2015. The statement said the fresh deposit was aimed at alleviating the suffering of the Yemeni people caused by the crimes and violations of the Iranian Houthi militias who are stealing the country's wealth and confiscating the revenues of the government departments. Read More »

Palestinian killed as Israelis raid Jenin-area village

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The Palestinian Red Crescent said that two other Palestinians were injured by live bullets. A 19-year-old Palestinian man shot and critically injured by an Israeli soldier earlier Saturday in the north of the West Bank has died in hospital. Read More »

Trump falsely claims his SOTU TV viewership was 'highest' in history

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The two parties had not even settled on a deadline for an agreement - a bad sign in an institution that rarely acts unless under pressure. "If the deadline is February 8, we're not going to make it", No. Moreover they picked a Kennedy to deliver this canned, grating response . Even that March 5 date was in doubt, according to Hoyer, who's been meeting with other leaders. Read More »

Second Tanker Goes Missing in Gulf of Guinea

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The tanker, loaded with around 13,500 tonnes of gasoline, was last contacted off the coast of Benin in the Gulf of Guinea. Ramyo said India has sought the help of the navies of Nigeria and Benin to find the ship. Authorities have been alerted and are responding. The owners of the tanker have urged the Directorate General of Shipping in Mumbai to get in touch with their counterparts in Nigeria and Benin to carry out search operations for the merchant ship. Read More »

Lost Mayan 'Mega Cities' Discovered Under Jungle in Guatemala

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These particular images covered a region of more than 800 square miles of the Maya Biosphere Reserve of northern Guatemala. "The LiDAR images make it clear that this entire region was a settlement system whose scale and population density had been grossly underestimated", said archaeologist Thomas Garrison. Read More »

Congress leads in Alwar, Ajmer Lok Sabha bypolls; BJP ahead in Mandalgarh

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Proud of each and every one of you. Likewise, Congress defeated BJP from Mandalgarh Assembly seat with a margin of 12,976 votes and got a massive win in Alwar by defeating BJP by 1,97,707 votes. The Gujarati asmitha that helped BJP in the second phase of the Gujarat polls will not be a factor in Rajasthan. "It is the Chief Minister's moral responsibility to resign from her post". Read More »

Donald Trump hosts North Korean defectors in Oval Office

The meeting is certain to anger North Korea, which has denied all accusations of human rights violations as a USA -led campaign to topple its regime. Abe and Trump agreed that their countries will use the opportunity to reaffirm the importance of close cooperation among Japan, the United States and South Korea in dealing with North Korea. Read More »

PM strongly condemns attack on army unit in Swat

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The militant detonated his explosives targeting the soldiers as they were playing sports and exercising at an empty plot in Swat Valley , in the Kabal area. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has strongly condemned the suicide attack, the Prime Minister's office said. In a statement, he prayed for blessings on the departed souls and quick recovery of the injured. Read More »

Egypt announces discovery of 3500-years old tomb in Luxor

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Hetpet, strongly believed to be close to royalty at the time, had another grave on the western acropolis of Giza, where the high "administrators of the Old Kingdom of Egypt are laid to rest", he included. Despite all the discoveries from ancient Egypt, experts say they hope to find many more treasures buried under the vast desert, thanks in part to modern technology. Read More »

'That's it?' Fired FBI chief Comey scoffs at GOP memo

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The memo was written January 18 by staff of the House Intelligence Committee , chaired by Rep. Devin Nunes , R-California. The Justice Department made "ample disclosure of relevant, material facts" to the court that revealed "the research was being paid for by a political entity", said one official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the matter's sensitivity. Read More »

Saudi Arabia denounces Trump's Jerusalem decision at UN — Global Geopolitical Series

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Security Council President and Kuwaiti Ambassador to the UN Mansour al-Otaibi told reporters on Thursday that it was "important" for the top UN body to "listen to the president himself". This is not the first time Saudi Arabia has publicly denounced President Trump's decision on Jerusalem, however, insider reports and leaked conversation between an intelligence official of Egypt and popular TV persona suggests that both Saudi Arabia and Egypt were well aware of Trump's decision well in advance ... Read More »

BJP rush to placate ally

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TDP MPs were flying down to Vijayawada for a meeting with CM N Chandrababu Naidu to review ties with the BJP. "During the Congress regime, MPs could get a lot of work done but with BJP... "Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has paid many visits to Delhi, not once did Finance Minister Arun Jaitley mention his name during the budget speech", another TDP MP from Srikakulam, Ram Mohan Naidu said on Thursday. Read More »

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life release delayed to April 17

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Yakuza Sega website " Yakuza 6: The Song of Life " will be pushed back to April. 17 after an earlier anticipated release of the game . While no reason was stated for the delay, Sega is assuring fans it was a "tough business decision" the company didn't take lightly. Read More »

Modi's 'Exam Warriors' aims to de-stress students

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The book named Exam Warriors 'talks about the ways in which students can tackle stress. Stating that the book was an attempt to "add to the debate and discourse around the importance of stress-free examinations". "I have chosen to write on a subject that is close to my heart, and one that is fundamental to my vision for a youth-driven and youth-led tomorrow", the press release quoted Modi as saying. Read More »

Donald Trump 'wanting ahead' to being questioned beneath oath

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The comments by Lindsey Graham of SC and Susan Collins of ME came after it emerged last week that Trump discussed firing Mueller this past June, but was talked out of doing so by White House counsel Don McGahn and other officials. President Donald Trump arrives to delivers a speech to the World Economic Forum, Jan. 26, 2018, in Davos. Mueller's team has completed its interviews with former national security adviser Michael Flynn, former FBI Director James Comey, and Attorney General Jeff ... Read More »

IOC Failed to Explain Reasons for Barring 6 Russian Athletes From Olympics

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According to Insidethegames , the group of athletes , who have filed an appeal with the Swiss Civil Courts after the International Olympic Committee barred them from participation in the games, includes leading speed skaters Pavel Kulizhnikov and Denis Yuskov, biathletes Irina Starykh and Alexander Loginov, short-track speed skater Tatyana Borodulina and ski jumper Dmitri Vasiliev. Read More »

Tracking snow Sunday after a cloudy Saturday

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Accumulating snow is forecast to spread from west to east across northeast IL into northwest IN tonight , gradually ending from the west Sunday . Highest snowfall totals are expected in the Thumb, according to the National Weather Service. Read More »

A 'bloody nose' attack on North Korea is not happening anytime soon

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Envoy Joseph Yun said US policy is to apply diplomatic and economic pressure on Kim to abandon his weapons programs, and leave the door open for negotiations while keeping all options open. Hours before the speech, news broke that Victor Cha, who had expressed concerns about the possibility of a limited U.S. "bloody nose" strike on North Korea, was not longer being considered as the next United States ambassador to South Korea. Read More »

Womb raider is jailed for LIFE without parole

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Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind's boyfriend Ashston Matheny holds their daughter, Haisley Jo, as victim impact statements are read during the sentencing of Brooke Crews at the Cass County District Court on Friday, Feb. "Acceptance of responsibility is the first step toward change", Mottinger said, adding that he believes Crews is an intelligent person who would have a lot to offer if given a chance. Read More »