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World News Winter storm warning issued for northeast IN, northwest Ohio | Weather
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The worst of the storm is expected to hit Saturday night and into Sunday morning for most areas. Originally forecast to bring 18 to 24 inches to Greater Bangor, the storm, as of noon, dropped only 2.7 inches of snow over the area. "Shifts in the forecast storm track will of course impact the location of these precipitation bands, and also affect total accumulations of each". The more inland the areas is the more snow is likely accumulate there.

World News Chinese scientist who gene-edited babies fired by university
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Hundreds of Chinese and global scientists condemned He and said the use of gene-editing on human embryos for reproductive purposes was unethical. The birth of the twin girls Lulu and Nana past year drew condemnation from the world scientific community and sparked an inquiry in China.

World News Women have already made history in 2020 Democratic primary
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She joins what is expected to be a crowded primary field for the Democratic nomination that could feature more than a dozen candidates. US Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA formed an exploratory committee last month and congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard said Friday that she will run for president.

World News Sweden hosts 'constructive' North Korea talks on second US summit
Author: 0 Sweden hosts 'constructive' North Korea talks on second US summit

First, there was competitive name-calling between Kim Jong-un of North Korea and the US President Trump , raising fears that this might lead to an unintended and catastrophic nuclear exchange. To achieve denuclearization in the entire Korean peninsula, both Kono and Pompeo agreed to maintain sanctions against North Korea. "Because of the President's actions, North Korea has halted nuclear and missile tests", the White House said in the release.

World News Trump reacts to ISIS attack that killed 4 Americans in Syria
Author: 0 Trump reacts to ISIS attack that killed 4 Americans in Syria

The United States on Friday identified three Americans killed in a suicide attack in northern Syria this week that the U.S. government said was likely carried out by the Islamic State militant group. "Thanks to the leadership of this commander-in-chief and the courage and sacrifice of our coalition partners, we're now actually able to hand off the fight against ISIS in Syria to our coalition partners and we are bringing our troops home", he said.

World News Israel announces attacks on Iran forces in Syria
Author: 0 Israel announces attacks on Iran forces in Syria

It provided no details. Israel has not officially confirmed the earlier attack on Sunday morning, during which Russia's National Defense Control Center said Syria's air defenses shot down seven missiles targeting an airport southeast of Damascus .

World News We have responsibility to get an orderly Brexit, says Angela Merkel
Author: 0 We have responsibility to get an orderly Brexit, says Angela Merkel

The long-time Eurosceptic left his role as foreign minister in the Summer over his unhappiness with the proposed Brexit deal. The embattled leader conceded the divorce terms she struck with the European Union had been roundly rejected, after MPs delivered the heaviest government defeat in parliament in modern British political history on Tuesday - 432 votes to 202.

World News Half a million attend rally against India's Modi
Author: 0 Half a million attend rally against India's Modi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Karnataka counterpart and H D Kumaraswamy too attended. West Bengal CM and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee had arrived at the venue. Talking about the Opposition rally , he said, "My actions against corruption have infuriated some people". "Modi had promised to create 20 million jobs a year but after a faulty launch of national sales tax and demonetisation in 2016 more than 10 million jobs were lost", he said.

World News Trump unveils plan to expand USA missile defense
Author: 0 Trump unveils plan to expand USA missile defense

President Donald Trump is calling for an expanded missile defense program to better protect the United States. Under the review, the Pentagon plans to expand the country's existing missile defence shield, including extra layers with space-based sensors and interceptors, technology to track and defeat hypersonic weapons, unmanned aircraft with lasers to shoot down threats, and missile-hunting F-35 stealth fighters.

World News Man, 20, arrested over murder of Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe
Author: 0 Man, 20, arrested over murder of Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe

She had been speaking with her sister on the phone at the time of the attack and her sister alerted authorities, DI Stamper said. The next morning, police received a report from her sister, who was concerned about Maasarwe's welfare, nearly exactly the same time her body was found by window washers in bushes outside the Polaris Shopping Centre in Bundoora , in Melbourne's north, at 7am.

World News Three North Korean officials reportedly booked on flight to Washington
Author: 0 Three North Korean officials reportedly booked on flight to Washington

Both sides are expected to finalise the date and location of a second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , and the North's envoy is likely to meet Trump, the paper said . North Korea argues the deal implied a step-by-step approach, where each of its actions are met by USA responses, while Trump administration officials assert that Mr Kim accepted his country's "final, fully verified denuclearisation".

World News China calls Trudeau's comments on death sentence for drug smuggler 'irresponsible'
Author: 0 China calls Trudeau's comments on death sentence for drug smuggler 'irresponsible'

Though Meng was released on bail a few weeks ago, she remains on house-arrest in British Columbia while the U.S. pursues her extradition, as Chinese authorities have responded furiously to her detainment and have threatened consequences. In the weeks that followed her arrest China detained two other Canadian citizens. Ottawa then issued a new travel advisory urging citizens to " exercise a high degree of caution in China due to the risk of arbitrary enforcement of local laws".

World News White House sought military strike against Iran
Author: 0 White House sought military strike against Iran

A second attack by an unknown group two days later targeted the USA consulate in Basra. Asked about the report during his Middle East trip, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declined to comment. It isn't clear whether the information compiled by the Pentagon was relayed to the White House or whether Trump was aware of the request, the newspaper said.

World News Coalition says American forces killed in ISIS attack on Syria's Manbij
Author: 0 Coalition says American forces killed in ISIS attack on Syria's Manbij

A USA defense official told Fox News last Friday that the US -led military coalition in Syria started the process of removing troops from the region, but wouldn't confirm further details for security purposes. Sen. Lindsey Graham , a presidential ally who was critical of Trump's original announcement to withdraw United States troops from Syria, said Wednesday he is concerned the Trump's statements on Syria may have encouraged the enemy.

World News Congress should subpoena translator from Trump-Putin meeting
Author: 0 Congress should subpoena translator from Trump-Putin meeting

When asked directly by Fox News' Judge Jeanine Pirro , in reference to the Times report, if he was a Russian asset, Trump said, "I think it's the most insulting thing I've ever been asked". Transcripts of closed-door FBI testimony to Congress obtained by CNN show that the then head lawyer for the FBI, James Baker , said the bureau wanted to know whether Trump was "acting at the behest of ( the Kremlin ) and somehow following directions, somehow executing their will".

World News Republican Steve King ousted from House panels over race remarks
Author: 0 Republican Steve King ousted from House panels over race remarks

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy tells CBS' " Face the Nation " he intends to have a "serious conversation" with King on Monday. In a New York Times interview last week, King asked, "White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization - how did that language become offensive?" King has since said that he is not a white supremacist or a white nationalist.

World News Trump warns Turkey against attacking Kurds
Author: 0 Trump warns Turkey against attacking Kurds

Colonel Sean Ryan, the coalition spokesman, said: "The SDF is making great progress and continues to liberate more territory once held by ISIS ( Islamic State ), but the fight continues. At the same time, Trump urged the Kurd-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which the United States trained and armed for years, not to " provoke " Turkey.

World News Bus crash kills three in Ottawa
Author: 0 Bus crash kills three in Ottawa

Twenty-three people were hurt and taken to hospitals, he said. The vehicle apparently jumped the curb as it approached the station and plowed along the platform, where the roof of a shelter carved deep into the vehicle's second deck. "Where I was (at the back of the bus), there was blood pooling underneath the seats just in front of me", he told CTV Ottawa , describing the immediate aftermath of the crash.

World News U.S. government shutdown hits record length with no end seen
Author: 0 U.S. government shutdown hits record length with no end seen

Trump says in a Fox News Channel interview that he has "no idea" whether he can get a deal with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Mr Trump fired off a series of tweets pushing back against the notion that he does not have a strategy to end what became the longest government shutdown in U.S.

World News GOP Shrugs Off Report That Trump Concealed Details Of Putin Meetings
Author: 0 GOP Shrugs Off Report That Trump Concealed Details Of Putin Meetings

The spokesman talked to the Post on the condition of anonymity and said that following the 2017 Hamburg meeting that included Tillerson, the former secretary of state "gave a fulsome readout of the meeting immediately afterward to other USA officials in a private setting, as well as a readout to the press".

World News At least nine dead after snowstorm batters US Midwest, covers Washington
Author: 0 At least nine dead after snowstorm batters US Midwest, covers Washington

Snow totals are to taper to the northeast with parts of southwest IL forecast to receive up to 9 inches and the Chicago area expected to get between 1 and 4 inches. Over a foot of snow has fallen across areas of Missouri , Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, and Colorado since Friday. Washington, where many federal government offices are closed because of the USA government shutdown, is expected to receive 6 to 8 inches of snow when the storm arrives there, according to the National Weather ...

World News US Military Announces Start of Syria Pullout
Author: 0 US Military Announces Start of Syria Pullout

Turkey's planned military operation against a Kurdish militia in Syria does not depend on an American withdrawal from the region, Ankara said on Thursday. A Kurdish-led group, the Syrian Democratic Forces, is now flushing the jihadists from the last pockets of land they control in the Euphrates River Valley.

World News FBI probed whether Trump secretly worked for Russia
Author: 0 FBI probed whether Trump secretly worked for Russia

A lawyer for Trump, Rudolph Giuliani, told the Times that if Federal Bureau of Investigation officials had concluded Trump was working against American interests, the public would have heard about it. "I acknowledge that", Giuliani said . It's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should've won, ' Trump continued. The justification went beyond Trump's firing of Comey, according to the sources, and included the President's conversation with Comey in the Oval ...

World News Saudi teen who escaped abusive family is on her way to Canada
Author: 0 Saudi teen who escaped abusive family is on her way to Canada

No other details were immediately offered. Saudi teen Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun is now staying in a Bangkok hotel under the care of the United Nation's refugee agency (UNHCR), which has been processing her application for refugee status ahead of possible resettlement in Australia .

World News Blindfolded Driver Crashes Car While Doing ‘Bird Box’ Challenge
Author: 0 Blindfolded Driver Crashes Car While Doing ‘Bird Box’ Challenge

The streamer previously issued a warning against participating in the " Bird Box Challenge ", which involves performing often unsafe stunts while blindfolded. Police only began suspecting the Bird Box challenge after the driver she hit investigated the crash further and asked locals for any possible surveillance footage and shared his findings with officers, Lieutenant Lyman said.

World News Trump campaign chief gave polling data to Russian
Author: 0 Trump campaign chief gave polling data to Russian

Kilimnik related to the 2016 presidential campaign". The filing was badly redacted, allowing an unintended glimpse at previously undisclosed areas of Mueller's investigation into whether Donald Trump's presidential campaign worked with Russian Federation to influence the election.

World News Thai police say they won't deport Saudi woman barricaded in hotel room
Author: 0 Thai police say they won't deport Saudi woman barricaded in hotel room

On Twitter , she has expressed fear of such a meeting. "My life is in danger. I know them. They kept telling me they will kill me if I do something wrong - they say that since I was a child". Asked why she was seeking refuge in Australia, she said: "Physical, emotional and verbal abuse and being imprisoned inside the house for months". That's when the teen took to social media.

World News 'Suspicious packages' found at Melbourne, Canberra consulates
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Vic Emergency, a government response agency, reported several instances of hazardous materials being found across the city on Wednesday, including near the Spanish, Japanese, Egyptian, Indian and Pakistani consulates. US and British consulate officials confirmed to Reuters that suspicious packages had been discovered at their respective locations. Hazmat and fire crews are seen outside the Indian and French Consulates on St Kilda Road with evacuated workers on the street.

World News North Korea's Kim Visits Beijing Amid US-China Trade Talks
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim Visits Beijing Amid US-China Trade Talks

President Donald Trump. Kim was invited by Xi and accompanied by his wife Ri Sol Ju and several top officials on his train journey across the border, the state-run Korean Central News Agency said . Kim met twice with Xi a year ago beforemeeting with Donald Trump in Singaporein a historic summit that ended up achieving very little. Following his first visit, North Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement noting that Kim had pledged to "steadily carry forward and develop the ...

World News Children injured in Beijing primary school attack in China
Author: 0 Children injured in Beijing primary school attack in China

A man rides with a student past crime scene investigators as they leave the Beijing No. 1 Affiliated Elementary School of Xuanwu Normal School in Beijing , China , Tuesday, Jan. "At the moment, if we have not called you, your child should be safe". "People who hurt children do not deserved to be forgiven", a social media user wrote in a post on Weibo, a Twitter-like microblog.

World News Ukrainian Orthodox Church gets 'autocephaly' status
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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople has handed over a "tomos" of autocephaly to Metropolitan Epifaniy of the new Orthodox Church of Ukraine. The decree opens the way for Ukraine's Orthodox Church to be recognised by other branches of orthodoxy and other churches. "It was signed in breach of canonicity and this is why it has no power", Vladimir Legoida, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church Synodal Department for Church-Society and Media Relations, posted in Telegram ...

World News USA warns citizens of arbitrary action in China
Author: 0 USA warns citizens of arbitrary action in China

The new State Department warning also follows the arrest of several Chinese nationals in the U.S. on charges of espionage. It has demanded that Canada free her and threatened unspecified consequences if it does not. "Particularly now since President Trump was elected, China wanted to grab this mantle of being the responsible actor on the world stage that was standing up for certain rules".

World News China and United States to hold trade talks in Beijing next week
Author: 0 China and United States to hold trade talks in Beijing next week

Its one-sentence announcement gave no other details of the agenda or who else would take part. USA president Donald Trump has threatened a sharp hike in USA tariffs on Chinese goods if China didn't yield to his requests. They criticize his tactics but echo US complaints about Chinese industrial policy and market barriers. United States trade negotiators will "optimistically and constructively communicate with (the) Chinese delegation on the important agreements achieved by the two ...

World News Sheriff: Man in truck was witness, not suspect
Author: 0 Sheriff: Man in truck was witness, not suspect

The sheriff says an investigation revealed evidence that corroborated the tip and lead to the arrest of Black on Saturday afternoon. Jazmine Barnes was killed while riding in a vehicle with her family Sunday morning. Police said Ms Washington, Jazmine and her three sisters were in the vehicle near a Houston-area Walmart store on 30 December when a red pick-up truck pulled alongside them and a man inside opened fire .

World News Foresight 2020: Democratic Presidential Candidates Prepare To Run 21:57 Download
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That's after the 2020 aspirant suffered setbacks a year ago, when she was widely criticized for the clumsy October release of the results of a DNA test in an attempt to address her previous Native American ancestry claims. The minimum wage should be able to keep a working family afloat, she said, and students shouldn't be burdened with $1.5 trillion in loan debt. What resonated with her about Warren, she said, is how she fights for "the little guy".

World News Michigan Dem uses vulgarity to describe Trump
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He also vowed to protect the Russian Federation probe, following more than a year of taunts and complaints by President Trump that it constituted a "witch hunt" and calls by the president and his top aides and advisors for it to end. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has made it clear that impeachment is not a priority for her new Democratic majority, but she faces pressure from the left flank to more aggressively pursue the issue.

World News Trump Responds to Romney’s Op-Ed
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Romney's Washington Post op-ed praised a number of the president's policies but criticized his character. Last chance to take advantage of our best offer of the year! "I don't think you're going to be able to reinvent yourself in the same way now.

World News Trump will bring troops home from Syria 'slowly'
Author: 0 Trump will bring troops home from Syria 'slowly'

Trump could change his mind at any moment and speed up the departure". Trump made a surprise visit to troops in Iraq last week. Some critics also have expressed fear of a rapid withdrawal of US troops. The counter ISIS campaign continues, our efforts to counter Iranian aggression continues, and our commitment to Middle East stability and protection of Israel.

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