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Global US Suspends Compliance With INF Treaty, Gives Russia 6 Months
Author: 0 US Suspends Compliance With INF Treaty, Gives Russia 6 Months

Before word of the USA withdrawal came from Washington , European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini called on both countries to stick to the treaty. Adam Smith, a Washington state Democrat and new chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, blasted Mr Trump for raising the risk of nuclear war.

Global NJ Senator Cory Booker Announces He is Running for President
Author: 0 NJ Senator Cory Booker Announces He is Running for President

Booker, 49, became the latest Democrat and the fourth USA senator to announce a presidential bid in what is expected to be a crowded and diverse race to be the candidate to try to unseat President Donald Trump. That same day, Harris announced that she was running for president. Booker declares his goal to build an America "where we see the faces of our leaders on television and feel pride", a suggestion that political leaders should be members of minority groups, in order to build the pride ...

Global Warnings for snow and ice issued across the UK
Author: 0 Warnings for snow and ice issued across the UK

The ice and fog warning is valid until 11am on Thursday. As it turns dark and any wet snow or slush freezes this will add to the tricky conditions and potential for disruption to travel. . Rest of this afternoon: A band of rain, sleet and snow will spread eastwards affecting southern parts of Britain through today. Snow is lying at least 12cm deep on Bodmin Moor in Cornwall, and 5cm has been recorded in Sennybridge, Powys, according to the Met Office.

Global Donald Trump's weird new tactic on wall between Mexico and US
Author: 0 Donald Trump's weird new tactic on wall between Mexico and US

Unlike former Speaker Paul D. Ryan , R-Wis., the California Democrat doesn't pretend she didn't read Trump's tweets - she just brings them up herself. "When I wrote you on January 23, I stated that we should work together to find a mutually agreeable date when the government has reopened to schedule this year's State of the Union Address", she wrote.

Global Pelosi says Trump not paying heed to intelligence advisers
Author: 0 Pelosi says Trump not paying heed to intelligence advisers

Leaders of the USA intelligence community told a Senate committee on Tuesday that the nuclear threat from North Korea persisted and Iran was not taking steps towards making a nuclear bomb, conclusions that contrasted starkly with Trump's assessments of those countries.

Global Mexico won't accept minors awaiting US asylum claims
Author: 0 Mexico won't accept minors awaiting US asylum claims

The first asylum-seeker to be returned to Mexico was a Honduran man identified as Carlos Catarlo Gomez . Migrants have been tortured, raped and killed in Mexico's often violent border regions, and the new policy violates the right of people whose lives are genuinely at risk to seek asylum in the U.S., activists say.

Global Trump said firing Flynn would end 'Russia thing,' Christie writes
Author: 0 Trump said firing Flynn would end 'Russia thing,' Christie writes

Toward the end of the eight-minute segment, Christie admitted to Colbert that Trump had indeed "turned the Republican party into something different" than what he felt it was when he started to run for president. Mr Christie also spent the interview downing George Clooney's "liberal" tequila brand Casamigos. "Yeah, those were shots fired.In politics, shots are fired every day", he said.

Global Protesters on Irish border issue dramatic Brexit warning
Author: 0 Protesters on Irish border issue dramatic Brexit warning

Ahead of the next crucial Commons debate, Simon Coveney, the Irish foreign minister and deputy prime minister, insisted the backstop was "part of a balanced package that isn't going to change" insisting it was only part of the withdrawal agreement because of the UK's red lines.

Global Mueller Alleges His Probe Was Targeted By Russia-Based Disinformation Effort
Author: 0 Mueller Alleges His Probe Was Targeted By Russia-Based Disinformation Effort

Special counsel Robert Mueller made an astounding accusation that the Russians had somehow obtained secret information in his investigation and leaked it to the press to undermine his credibility. "You can view all the files Mueller had about the IRA and Russian Federation collusion". CNN also reported Wednesday that confidential documents ended up on a pro-Russia Twitter account that linked to a website where they were dumped online.

Global Young mother, hauling child and stroller down subway steps, dies
Author: 0 Young mother, hauling child and stroller down subway steps, dies

Police responded to a 911 call just before 8 p.m. Monday about an unconscious woman inside the 7 Avenue B/D/E Station in Manhattan. She was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said . Rhylee is now in the custody of her father, in the Bronx. The medical examiner will determine if the fall or an underlying medical condition was to blame.

Global How Do Schools Decide To Close For Cold Weather?
Author: 0 How Do Schools Decide To Close For Cold Weather?

The decision is ultimately up to the superintendent with student safety being a top priority. Later this week, we could be seeing temperatures reach -40 degrees with wind chill. Fayetteville City Schools in Tennessee will be closed Tuesday. There are many factors, but these are some of the things we consider when making this decision.

Global Insane cold snap will bring wind chills of -56 degrees
Author: 0 Insane cold snap will bring wind chills of -56 degrees

Pritzker said wind chill could drive temperatures to -55 degrees Fahrenheit in northern IL on Tuesday evening, capable of causing frostbite in a matter of minutes. The largest public school districts in Wisconsin and Minnesota also were among those closed, including districts in Milwaukee and St. Paul. Delta issued weather waivers for 18 Midwest airports, including Chicago's O'Hare and Midway International Airports, for customers traveling to, from or through the airports on Monday, Jan.

Global Woman rescued after three days trapped in elevator in NY
Author: 0 Woman rescued after three days trapped in elevator in NY

She was taken to hospital where she is in stable condition. According to NY1 News , the homeowners, who were away for the weekend, called the fire department when they returned to the house Monday morning. The New York Post reports that an unidentified man at the townhouse refused to let a city Department of Buildings inspector inside to check out the lift in question.

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Author: 0 "Significant development" expected in Bruce McArthur case

McArthur made global headlines last January when he was charged with murdering two missing men after their dismembered bodies were found hidden in the bottom of planters on a property where McArthur had done landscaping work on and stored some of his tools.

Global 5 officers wounded in Houston shooting
Author: 0 5 officers wounded in Houston shooting

Additional information on the suspects was not immediately available. The officers were shot while responding to a crime at 7800 Harding Street, the Houston Police Department tweeted shortly after 5 p.m. The shooting happened in the southeastern part of the city, local media outlets reported . "Immediately upon breaking the door the officers came under fire from one or more suspects in the house", said Acevedo, adding that the officers were shot with semi-automatic pistols.

Global 'Saturday Night Live' Goes After Donald Trump and Roger Stone
Author: 0 'Saturday Night Live' Goes After Donald Trump and Roger Stone

He explained his attempt at crowdfunding as a response to what he hears on the street - "Hey, Roger, go fund yourself!" - and responded to Carlson's thanks with, "Pardon me?" After obtaining information about Wikileaks dumping the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's hacked emails from Credico, Stone allegedly reported the information to Bannon, who was then-chief executive of Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

Global Yellow warning for snow issued in Sussex
Author: 0 Yellow warning for snow issued in Sussex

Light rain, possibly turning to sleet, is expected tomorrow afternoon which could turn to ice on pavements and untreated surfaces. A Met Office statement reads: "Patchy accumulations of 1-3 cm of snow are likely quite widely, with accumulations of 5cm in places".

Global Mueller Investigation 'Close to Being Completed,' Says Acting Attorney General
Author: 0 Mueller Investigation 'Close to Being Completed,' Says Acting Attorney General

Democrats have raised concern about a memo that Barr sent in June 2018 to Justice Department executives questioning whether Mueller could legally investigate Trump for firing James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director. In his written testimony, however, Barr told senators that "apart from the memorandum that I drafted in June 2018, I do not recall any other instance in which I conveyed my thoughts to the Department of Justice in my capacity as a former Attorney General in ...

Global Howard Schultz, former Starbucks CEO, teases 2020 independent bid for president
Author: 0 Howard Schultz, former Starbucks CEO, teases 2020 independent bid for president

Schmidt headed McCain's presidential run in 2008, spending years afterward apologizing for his decision to select Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as McCain's running mate. Bring me your ideas. "Because I am not, in any way, in bed with a party", Schultz said. With the 2020 election cycle now in full swing, Mr. Trump hasn't hesitated to offer his opinions on the emerging candidates.

Global Venezuela's Guaido calls for new protests as pressure on Maduro rises
Author: 0 Venezuela's Guaido calls for new protests as pressure on Maduro rises

Maduro's assertion was based on reports that Vice President Mike Pence had promised to support Guaidó only days before the opposition leader declared himself to be in charge of the country. "Now is the time for every other national to pick a side", Pompeo told the Security Council. President Maduro of Venezuela has said he won't bow down to an ultimatum from five European countries to call fresh elections.

Global 'Stonewall it': Trump associate Roger Stone arrested in Mueller probe
Author: 0 'Stonewall it': Trump associate Roger Stone arrested in Mueller probe

Stone was charged with seven criminal counts, including obstruction of an official proceeding, witness tampering and making false statements . He decried his arrest as motivated by the president's political enemies and as an example of overreach by special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating 2016 election interference and possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

Global Canadian police make 2 arrests in national security probe
Author: 0 Canadian police make 2 arrests in national security probe

Supt. Lambertucci confirmed on Friday that RCMP "air assets" were involved in the investigation. Officials said they detonated and neutralized a "substance" at a nearby parking lot. Goodale said the country's official threat level remains at "medium", where it has stood since the autumn of 2014. He added that Alzahabi has both a younger and an older sibling, both of whom are dedicated to their education.

Global Louis police officer fatally shot after apparent game of Russian Roulette
Author: 0 Louis police officer fatally shot after apparent game of Russian Roulette

Officer Nathaniel Hendren and his partner were on-duty Wednesday evening when, according to a probable cause statement , Officer Katlyn Alix , who was off-duty, met Hendren and his partner at Hendren's residence. St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner promised to pursue justice for Alix's family. Alix had two years of experience on the force, the SLMPD said.

Global Red scarves protest yellow vest violence Paris
Author: 0 Red scarves protest yellow vest violence Paris

Some demonstrators took their protest march down the iconic Champs-Elysees before heading across the French capital toward Bastille Square. A group of people wearing yellow vests were picketing in front of Hamilton city hall at 11 a.m Saturday when a group of counter-protesters arrived.

Global Australian woman bitten by snake in toilet
Author: 0 Australian woman bitten by snake in toilet

After I started doing a wee I got a very sharp tap on my bottom and a pain, and with that I jumped very quickly off the toilet and thought 'wow, was that a green frog?' Ms Zeleny said Ms Richards had treated the minor bite marks with an antiseptic, describing carpet pythons as relatively harmless.

Global Winter Storm Watch for metro Atlanta, north Georgia
Author: 0 Winter Storm Watch for metro Atlanta, north Georgia

Between 11 p.m. tonight and 7 a.m. Monday morning we could see almost one inch of snow accumulating every hour. Total snow accumulations on Monday of 8-12 inches are expected, with locally higher amounts possible. Temperatures will warm into the mid to upper 30s Monday afternoon with clouds increasing again late day ahead of our next winter weather system. Wednesday morning will feature temperatures in the low teens and possibly single digits with even more brutal conditions by Thursday.

Global Venezuela's Maduro denounces election call but says ready to talk
Author: 0 Venezuela's Maduro denounces election call but says ready to talk

Though over a dozen nations are recognising Guaido as president, Maduro still has the support of the military and powerful, longtime allies like Russian Federation and China. "Now it is time for every other nation to pick a side", Pompeo told the U.N. Security Council during a rare Saturday morning session. Yesterday morning he spoke at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council on events in Venezuela.

Global President Donald Trump makes remarks on federal shutdown
Author: 0 President Donald Trump makes remarks on federal shutdown

Some of President Trump's typical media boosters are savagely criticizing his decision to surrender after a five-week-long partial shutdown of the government . "If we don't get a fair deal from Congress, the government will either shut down on February 15, again, or I will use the powers afforded to me under the laws and Constitution of the United States to address this emergency", Trump said.

Global Winter Weather Advisory for Thursday - blowing snow
Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory for Thursday - blowing snow

A multi-day episode of very cold wind chills continues. In North Bay and area Sunday overnight into Monday , a temperature of minus 31 C is expected with a wind chill of minus 39. TODAY: Snow Early. 5-9 inches total. A south wind of 8 to 17 miles per hour will become west in the afternoon, and winds could gust as high as 25 miles per hour.

Global Congress Votes to Re-Open Government, Back Pay Coming ASAP
Author: 0 Congress Votes to Re-Open Government, Back Pay Coming ASAP

The Senate passed the measure by voice vote Friday hours after Trump agreed to a deal to reopen the government through February 15 while lawmakers negotiate on border security and the wall. "Federal employees haven't been paid in more than a month and mortgage and rent are due next week". Hundreds of thousands of federal workers have missed two paychecks since the shutdown began just before Christmas.

Global China envoy McCallum walks back comments on Meng Wanzhou case
Author: 0 China envoy McCallum walks back comments on Meng Wanzhou case

Canada's ambassador to China sought to retract comments suggesting politics would play a role in the potential extradition to the USA of a Huawei Technologies Co. Suggesting that Canada doesn't want Ms. Meng to be extradited undermines the assertions the government can not intervene. In the weeks after Meng's arrest, China arrested two Canadian nationals on charges related to national security.

Global The War in Syria: Turkey and Russian Federation to target terrorists in Idlib
Author: 0 The War in Syria: Turkey and Russian Federation to target terrorists in Idlib

Russian Federation provides critical support to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government, while Turkey has backed opposition fighters who are battling against Syrian government forces. The Russian Foreign Ministry said earlier on Wednesday that the situation in the region, where Moscow and Ankara have tried to create a de-escalation zone, was rapidly deteriorating and that it was nearly under the full control of Nusra militants.

Global Huawei Shrugs Off US 'Political Forces' as Phone Sales Surge
Author: 0 Huawei Shrugs Off US 'Political Forces' as Phone Sales Surge

Ottawa's ambassador to China told a Canadian newspaper Friday that it would be "great for Canada " if the USA dropped its extradition request for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. "We have to make sure that if the USA does such a deal, it also includes the release of our two people". China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Thursday said it could become the world's biggest-selling smartphone vendor this year even without the US market and as global scrutiny of the firm intensifies.

Global Douglas County: No additional charges for Closs suspect, Jake Patterson
Author: 0 Douglas County: No additional charges for Closs suspect, Jake Patterson

Jayme said she heard a gunshot and knew her father had just been killed the complaint stated. Jayme escaped captivity almost three months after she went missing in October, according to law enforcement. Patterson is charged in Barron County with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide and kidnapping. On Jan. 14, charges were filed against Patterson in the Barron County, Wisconsin, Circuit Court.

Global 5 people dead in Louisiana shooting: Suspect at large, 'armed and dangerous'
Author: 0 5 people dead in Louisiana shooting: Suspect at large, 'armed and dangerous'

The victims have not yet been named. The Associated Press reports that two separate shootings occurred Saturday morning, one in Livingston Parish and another in Ascension Parish. "We have reason to believe that that truck may be traveling east of this direction towards MS", the sheriff said. Investigators work the scene of the shooting in Livingston Parish in Louisiana.

Global Democrats declare victory in shutdown battle with Trump
Author: 0 Democrats declare victory in shutdown battle with Trump

The arrangement, which would require passage in the House and Senate and Trump's signature, would leave his request for wall funding for later talks, a House Democratic aide said . The deal struck with congressional leaders reopens the government through February 15, while creating a committee meant to negotiate a border-security agreement.

Author: 0 European Union nations put Venezuela's Maduro on notice

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has named a hawkish former Republican official to handle US policy toward Venezuela. Italy's Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi called for "a rapid return to democratic legitimacy, guaranteed by new free and transparent elections" in Venezuela, although his statement contained no mention of a timeframe.

Global Donald Trump delays State of the Union address over shutdown
Author: 0 Donald Trump delays State of the Union address over shutdown

House Democrats have since flagged putting forward a new proposal, aiming to lure Mr Trump away from his demand for a border wall by offering billions of new dollars for other border security measures. Trump shot back that Pelosi was afraid of hearing the truth. Trump said at the time that he was searching for other venues - the Senate and other public spaces have been used occasionally for the State of the Union - before apparently abandoning the idea.

Global Nigeria's main opposition PDP party halts campaign over suspended chief justice
Author: 0 Nigeria's main opposition PDP party halts campaign over suspended chief justice

The European Union's Election Observation Mission in Nigeria said the decision to suspend the chief justice has lead Nigerians to question "whether due process was followed". "Our country is falling apart under the leadership of President Buhari and it is time to stand up for democracy", the main opposition candidate, Atiku Abubakar , 72, said in a statement.

Global Wilbur Ross doesn't get why federal workers need food banks
Author: 0 Wilbur Ross doesn't get why federal workers need food banks

Asked about those working without pay due to the government shutdown , Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross had a suggestion: "The banks and the credit unions should be making credit available to them". "I believe China would like to make a deal". The Dow Jones and S&P 500 Index swung between gains and losses most of the day after Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said the world's two biggest economies remain far apart on trade, while still acknowledging that there is a "fair chance" of a deal.

Global House Speaker Pelosi: Ready to meet Trump any time over shutdown
Author: 0 House Speaker Pelosi: Ready to meet Trump any time over shutdown

Gov. Jim Justice (R-W.Va.) can't believe the drama that has unfolded around the State of the Union address. "I am not looking for an alternative event for the SOTU address because there is no venue that can compete with the history, tradition and importance of the House Chamber".

Global Kim expresses 'great satisfaction' over Trump's letter as talks approach
Author: 0 Kim expresses 'great satisfaction' over Trump's letter as talks approach

President Donald Trump as soon as next month, South Korea's foreign minister said . Kim met the delegation to the recent DPRK-US high-level talks , led by Kim Yong-chol, vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, and was briefed on the results and details of the visit to Washington, the report said.

Global Arrest Made in Rape of Woman Who Gave Birth in Vegetative State
Author: 0 Arrest Made in Rape of Woman Who Gave Birth in Vegetative State

Police identified Sutherland as a suspect on Tuesday, after collecting DNA samples from Hacienda's male staffers. A few hours later, he was in handcuffs. "Once again, we offer an apology and send our deepest sympathy to the client and her family", the facility said in a statement on Monday. Police had said they were collecting DNA from all male employees at the center.

Global US Senate votes down two bills to end government shutdown
Author: 0 US Senate votes down two bills to end government shutdown

Once the government is reopened, a bipartisan committee of House and Senate lawmakers will work together to draft a bill that works for both the president and Democrat leaders, Trump said . Senators were talking with increased urgency after Thursday's defeat of competing proposals from President Trump and the Democrats. Also on Thursday, a group of 30 House Democrats continued to press their case that Pelosi should guarantee Trump a vote on border security funding by the end of ...

Global Hammond refuses to rule out quitting as Chancellor over no-deal Brexit
Author: 0 Hammond refuses to rule out quitting as Chancellor over no-deal Brexit

He said: "Brexit is threatening to destroy a century of development based on education, research and human capital". U.S. vehicle giant Ford later warned that a no-deal scenario "would severely impact Ford's operations in the United Kingdom and across Europe , which potentially could result in an US$800 million headwind in 2019", it said.

Global Did a Bear Help Missing Boy Casey Hathaway? His Family Says So
Author: 0 Did a Bear Help Missing Boy Casey Hathaway? His Family Says So

Officials have spoken about the dramatic search for North Carolina 3-year-old Casey Hathaway, who went missing on Tuesday and miraculously found alive three days later in some woods near his grandmother's house in Craven County. The FBI and U.S. Marine Corps from nearby bases at Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point joined the search effort on Wednesday, Craven County Sheriff Chip Hughs announced the second day of the search.

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