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Winter storm warning issued for parts of Virginia

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The temperature will be warming some in the coming week, however. For the following areas: Sussex, Surry, Southampton County and the City of Franklin. It's not certain, but significant snow could be seen throughout northeast Georgia and the Carolina . Winter storm warnings have been cancelled in Arkansas, and have been replaced with Winter Weather Advisories . Read More »

Comey: FBI probe of Russia initially looked at 4 Americans

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But he added that he was left with the impression that "we got nowhere today". Issa suggested the committee might bring Comey back because he wasn't answering questions. He called it "a waste of time to start with" and said the "entire goal of this investigation is to cast aspersions on the real investigation which is Mueller". Read More »

IDF Discovers 2nd Hezbollah Terror Tunnel in Israel

On Friday, an Israeli cabinet minister said Israel was prepared to take action in Lebanon against the cross-border tunnels if it deemed it necessary. He did not comment as to how the military had arrived at the conclusion that the sensors were at risk, but said Israeli soldiers fired at the suspects, and chased them away. Read More »

Theresa May considers delay to Brexit vote

The revised warning comes after technical analysis by officials on traffic flows if there are delays with customs checks in a no-deal Brexit . Theresa May's deal has received strong criticism from both Remainers and Brexiteers in the House of Commons. Read More »

Trump Says China Trade Talks 'going Very Well'

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The purchases are to be in Soybean and LGN, the number is said to be $1.3-T. China's government said Thursday it will promptly carry out a tariff truce with Washington and is confident they can reach a trade agreement, Beijing wants to avoid disruptions due to the arrest of a tech executive in Canada. Read More »

Death row inmate chooses electric chair over 'inhumane' lethal injection

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Attorneys for David Earl Miller filed a petition with the high court Monday after a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the inmate. Zagorski was the first United States death row inmate since 2013 to be executed using that method, and the first in Tennessee since 2007. Miller's request follows a botched lethal injection in the state in August, when inmate Billy Ray Irick turned purple and took 20 minutes to die. Read More »

22-Year-Old British Backpacker Murdered In New Zealand

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Millane had been in New Zealand for two weeks, the UK's Press Association news agency reported. Retired Bay of Plenty District crime manager and Detective Inspector Graham Bell said the auto was likely used to transport Millane's body. He added that his daughter had been "bombarding us with numerous photographs and messages of her adventures" before she went missing. Police said they detained a 26-year-old man seen with her on the night of her disappearance, and will charge her with ... Read More »

Prosecutors implicate Trump in payments

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Cohen is scheduled to be sentenced next Wednesday by U.S. District Judge William Pauley in Manhattan on all of the charges to which he pleaded guilty. Mueller said that discussions about the potential Moscow development were relevant to the investigation because they occurred "at a time of sustained efforts by the Russian government to interfere with the USA presidential election". Read More »

WaPo: Saudi government paid for rooms at Trump's DC hotel

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A new report from the Washington Post reveals that lobbyists funded by the government of Saudi Arabia spent over $270,000 reserving "blocks of rooms" at President Donald Trump's Washington D.C. At first, Saudi lobbyists put the veterans up in Northern Virginia. The luxury rooms were to be used by U.S. military veterans as part of a free trip to Washington while lobbying Congress against the anti- Saudi bill. Read More »

Putin moving chess pieces to control Black Sea

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Sixth Fleet, to send more vessels into the Black Sea", says Maginnis, "is a confrontation that obviously Putin does not want because he wants to dominate the Black Sea". "It is Kremlin's regime who bears full responsibility for further aggravation of the situation in the Azov and Black Seas and for undermining the peaceful settlement of the Russian-Ukrainian armed conflict". Read More »

Yemen war rivals double down as Sweden hosts UN talks

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Saudi Arabia is unlikely to tolerate what it views as an Iranian proxy on its doorstep, and the Houthis have little incentive to withdraw from the capital and other territories they have captured and held at great cost. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in NY. The impasse is on vivid display in Hodeida, a Red Sea port city where Yemen imports 70 percent of its food and humanitarian aid. Read More »

Rwandan court drops all charges against opposition figure

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A panel of three judges ruled that the prosecution had failed to prove that Rwigara had personally forged signatures. Critics still see Ms Rwigara's arrest and detention, and the auctioning of her assets, as a continuation of a trend of intimidation against anyone who opposes the government. Read More »

Italy police arrest mafia's alleged new mob boss in Sicily

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It should be noted that the last time the mafia was going through a hard period of reorganization that is associated with a long absence of rigid centralized management. It was believed to be the first such gathering of mob families for more than 25 years. "We all got up and kissed", Colletti reportedly said of the end of the meeting. Read More »

Paris on lockdown for gilets jaunes protests

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An Elysee official has said intelligence suggested that some protesters would come to the capital "to vandalize and to kill". He called on the government to boost people's spending power and increase taxes on the wealthiest. Foreign governments are watching developments closely in one of the world's most visited cities. As it did last weekend, the U.S. Embassy advised Americans to avoid the demonstrations. Read More »

Twelve killed during attempted bank heists in Brazil

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Landin said "the criminals killed the hostages, and police killed the criminals". Four of the hostages, including the child, were all from the same family, city mayor Lielson Landim told Radio Band News. "A heavily armed group arrived in the town in the early hours and went to the center of town, where they tried to commit the crime". His account could not be immediately verified, as police did not respond to numerous email and phone requests for more information about the shootout or how ... Read More »

Man who ran over Charlottesville protester guilty of murder

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In addition to first-degree murder, which carries a possible life sentence, James Alex Fields Jr , 21, was found guilty of five counts of aggravated malicious wounding, three of malicious wounding, and one hit-and-run count. In its closing argument, the commonwealth hammered home the heart of its case, that Fields was unprovoked and acted with the intent to harm people. Read More »

Deputy killed by friendly fire in bar shootout

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Sgt. Ron Helus was struck five times by gunfire from the suspect, Ian David Long, according to Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub , but was hit by a sixth bullet from a CHP officer's rifle. The suspect, who had been lying in wait for the officers to arrive, immediately ambushed the pair with gunfire as they entered the building. "And unfortunately, it was dynamic, there was a lot of movement, there was smoke, it was dark". Read More »

Donald Trump calls Rex Tillerson 'dumb as a rock'

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Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . "And I think he grew exhausted of me being the guy every day that told him 'You can't do that, and let's talk about what we can do'". "It violates the law". If you had " Rex Tillerson vs. Donald Trump beef" on your " What Previously Impossible to Predict Political Story Will Happen Today " bingo card: Congrats, you nailed it! Perhaps the most damning quote came when Tillerson talked about how Trump as president regularly attempted ... Read More »

Six dead in stampede at Italian nightclub: Firefighters

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Six people died, a lot of them teenagers, in a stampede at a nightclub near Ancona in central Italy after panic erupted in the early hours of Saturday morning, firefighters said. Fire brigades said the stampede took place in the Lanterna Azzurra nightclub in the town of Corinaldo, near Ancona, on the Adriatic coast, where rapper Sfera Ebbasta was performing. Read More »

Teenager jailed for hoax bomb threats that caused Walsall College evacuation

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Judge Richard Foster said to Duke-Cohan: " You knew exactly what you were doing and why you were doing it, and you knew full well the havoc that would follow ". Duke-Cohan was arrested for a second time and released on pre-charge bail with conditions that he did not use electronic devices. Prosecutor Rebecca Austin said it was "clear" that Duke-Cohan used the influence of the Columbine attack of 1999 to add "authenticity". Read More »

Florida woman slain in Costa Rica a ‘happy soul’

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Instead, Carla Stefaniak vanished last week, never making it back home alive. Airbnb says it has removed the vacation rental listing in Costa Rica where a woman was staying when she was slain. Stefaniak did not show up for her return flight on November 27. While the US State Department advises "normal precautions" - the lowest level for safety and security risk - for Americans traveling to Costa Rica, it warns visitors to increase caution in certain neighborhoods, noting violent crimes ... Read More »

Father's emotional plea as police have 'grave fears' for backpacker

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Detective Inspector Scott Beard told media on Thursday the lack of contact was out of character for Ms Millane, especially as it was her birthday last Sunday. Grace Millane's belongings, including a necklace and a Baby-G watch. Police were continuing to view "hundreds" of hours of CCTV footage, and the scene examination of the CityLife hotel was still underway, police said on Saturday afternoon. Read More »

Trump chooses chief of the Army to be top military adviser

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Trump is currently seeking a replacement for the top position, with Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff Nick Ayers being the main contender right now. Kelly, a decorated Marine Corps general, is widely regarded as one of the most well-respected and qualified members of the Trump administration. At times, Kelly was the source of his own downfall. Read More »

Tillerson: Trump 'undisciplined,' wanted to break law

He called Trump "undisciplined" and said the president "doesn't like to read, doesn't read briefing reports , doesn't like to get into the details of a lot of things". But perhaps the biggest challenge for Tillerson, he says, was constantly being the person to tell Trump he couldn't do something. At several points in his tenure, reports of his criticisms of the president frequently reached the press, including one instance where he called Trump a "f-ing moron ". Read More »

Trump Names State Department's Spokesperson Nauert as UN Ambassador

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Trump frequently tweets quotes from Fox News personalities and programs, knowing how popular the conservative-leaning network. "It is for the president, but it isn't for me", Hirono said . "And remember, a major part of the United Nations ambassador's job is public diplomacy". Tony Sayegh, a former Fox contributor, now serves in communications at the Treasury Department. Read More »

Canadian Prosecutors Accuse Huawei CFO Meng of Fraud Related to Iran Sanctions

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The Crown lawyer told the hearing that the USA alleges Huawei Technologies used subsidiary Skycom to do business with Iran, violating sanctions against that country. Huawei CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei is a former member of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA), where he worked as an engineer helping to build its communications network. Read More »

Infighting hits Merkel's party before vote on successor

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Merz, 63, took clear positions that appealed to rank-and-file party members hungry for a more clearly defined party after 13 years under Merkel as chancellor. This afternoon 1,001 CDU delegates will assemble in Hamburg to choose a new leader after 18 years under Mrs Merkel. She has pledged to listen to the party more than Merkel did, and to be less passive, and more willing to challenge the status quo, repeatedly using the complex phrase "the normative power of facts" (" die normative Kraft ... Read More »

Trump says he'll nominate William Barr to be attorney general

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Barr, 68, served as attorney general under the late President George H.W. Bush in the early 1990s. He was my first choice from day one. Barr was the general counsel of GTE when I represented that company (as one of dozens of lawyers from at least four law firms to do so) in contentious litigation following the enactment of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Read More »