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World News Frozen cat revived after being found in Montana snow bank
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Fluffy's body temperature initially did not register on a thermometer because it was so low. "Amazing success and survival story from this week", wrote Montana's Animal Clinic of Kalispell on Facebook . "We'll see if Fluffy likes that or Fluffy doesn't like that", he said. "They have a tendency to want to live", said veterinarian Dr. Jevon Clark. After about two hours of using warm water and blankets, the cat's temperature was still too low, so they took her to the emergency room.

World News Trump in ‘Very Good Health,’ Physician Says After Annual Exam
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Sean Conley in a memo for White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. "Absolutely", Jackson said at the time. "While the reports and recommendations are being finalized, I am happy to announce the President of the United States is in very good health and I anticipate he will remain so for the duration of his Presidency, and beyond", Conley said in a memo sent to White House reporters.

World News Virginia lieutenant governor faces calls to resign amid sexual assault claims
Author: 0 Virginia lieutenant governor faces calls to resign amid sexual assault claims

Watson is "not seeking any financial damages", and her attorneys had notified Fairfax through his lawyers "that Ms. Watson hopes he will resign from public office", the firm said in its statement. Although the Democratic Party has taken nearly a zero-tolerance approach to misconduct among its members in this #MeToo era, a housecleaning in Virginia could be costly: If all three Democrats resigned, Republican House Speaker Kirk Cox would become governor.

World News North Korea nuclear talks: USA envoy Biegun prepares for Trump-Kim summit
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The U.S. special representative to North Korea Stephen Biegun met with Kim Hyok Chol, Pyongyang's former envoy to Spain, earlier this week in Pyongyang to discuss arrangements for the summit. Before travelling to Pyongyang on Wednesday, Mr Biegun said he wanted to achieve some "concrete deliverables". Some experts say North Korea is trying to use the negotiations to weaken the sanctions and buy time to flawless its weapons program.

World News Afghan officials: Taliban kill 11 policemen, 10 others - worldwide
Author: 0 Afghan officials: Taliban kill 11 policemen, 10 others - worldwide

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration had accelerated negotiations to reach a political settlement in Afghanistan with groups including the Taliban , and, as they make progress, would be able to reduce the U.S. "By getting the Afghan opposition to talk to the Taliban, Moscow risks fracturing an already-fragile yet fledgling peace process-and provoking a fresh crisis within an Afghan government already riven by deep divisions", said Michael Kugelman, an analyst at the ...

World News Former Trump Lawyer Cohen’s Congressional Testimony Postponed
Author: 0 Former Trump Lawyer Cohen’s Congressional Testimony Postponed

The new Democrat-controlled House Intelligence Committee met for the first time Wednesday and wasted no time in making some moves. "We're going to do our jobs". "The special counsel's office, the Justice Department and its elements will now have access to those transcripts for any objective which will facilitate justice", Schiff told reporters after the committee's vote, adding that the transcripts will be sent to Mueller's investigators immediately.

World News Trump says may declare ISIS defeated next week
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On Monday , the Pentagon's Inspector General for the US military mission in Syria, which is dubbed Operation Inherent Resolve, released a quarterly report covering the time period from October 1 to December 31. "And last fall, we put in place the toughest sanctions ever imposed on a country", he said. It warned "a precipitous withdrawal" could destabilize the region and create a vacuum that could be filled by Iran or Russian Federation.

World News Pope in UAE Day 2
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The pope's public comments in Abu Dhabi have centered on calls to end wars across the Middle East and protect the rights of all citizens. Earlier this morning, the Head of the Catholic Church led the first-ever papal Mass in the Arabian Peninsula, which was attended by around 135,000 people at Zayed Sports City Stadium .

World News Trump Says He'll Keep Base in Iraq to 'Watch Iran'
Author: 0 Trump Says He'll Keep Base in Iraq to 'Watch Iran'

During the withdrawal, "We should expect that they [ISIS fighters] will attempt to attack us and regenerate themselves, and we will continue to put pressure on them to prevent that", Votel said . He said U.S. forces could be deployed again if there is a resurgence of militant groups like al-Qaeda. He said US troops were in Iraq as part of an agreement between the two countries with a specific mission of assisting in the fight against the Islamic State group and combatting "terrorism".

World News Tuesday forecast: Patchy freezing drizzle through tonight
Author: 0 Tuesday forecast: Patchy freezing drizzle through tonight

In fact, Environment Canada is issued a freezing rain warning for the Greater Sudbury area. Much of eastern Iowa will be under winter weather advisories by the time the sun goes down Tuesday night. Areas of drizzle and freezing drizzle are expected to develop across south-central and eastern Kansas tonight. Temperatures drop quickly this evening and down towards -20°C overnight.

World News After 2 years of rancour, Trump to call for unity in address
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Trump will also highlight two of his legislative achievements: passage of a criminal justice bill that allows for early release of low-level offenders, and a package of programs and policies meant to curb the nation's opioid epidemic. There are a few ways to sidestep for McConnell and company, but they all involve directly avoiding the resolution by a last-minute rule change or an up-and-down vote, both of which have the same effect of overtly supporting Trump's state of emergency.

World News Australia floods: People warned about crocodiles and snakes in water
Author: 0 Australia floods: People warned about crocodiles and snakes in water

Two other people were plucked to safety from the roof of their auto at Hyde Park nearby. There are fears thousands of others could have been inundated overnight. We have a grey ute out the front (for as long as it can be seen anyway). The reptile was spotted somewhere around Palmetum and the Good Shepherd Home.

World News Federal Jail in NYC Without Heat, Power for Days
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The Bureau of Prisons has acknowledged that the jail "experienced a partial power outage due to a fire in the switch gear room". "I need to find out what's going on with my clients", Spilke said. U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez says she visited the jail with other elected officials Saturday and the heat was uneven and sporadic. On Sunday, the low will be around 30 degrees and the high is expected to be in the lower 40s.

World News Who backs whom in Venezuela crisis
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The coordinated move to recognize Guaido by France, Spain, Germany, Britain, Portugal, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland and Luxembourg comes after the expiry of an eight-day ultimatum for Maduro to call a new election.

World News Pence speaks to cheering Venezuelan exiles in Miami
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Venezuela's opposition leader called on more members of the military to abandon the country's socialist government following Saturday's defection of a high-ranking general, while President Nicolas Maduro proposed holding early National Assembly elections that could potentially oust his challenger.

World News Australia police say man in custody after airport evacuation
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Services on the airport train line were also shut down. The man's first language was Arabic and an Arabic-speaking police officer was at the scene within minutes to negotiate, Police Commissioner Ian Stewart said. "I think this photo (of the fake bomb) clearly indicate the extraordinary lengths that a person has gone to to create a perception of risk, threat and fear".

World News Two dead after small plane crashes in U.S. suburb, setting homes ablaze
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Video posted on Twitter showed panicked residents running to the house as it became engulfed in flames and dark smoke. The Cessna 414A was said to have taken off from a nearby municipal airport shortly before the crash. At least two people were killed, and two others were taken to a local hospital, according to OCFA. The number of people on board the plane is unknown at this time.

World News MMA fighter wanted on murder charges captured
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Marks was one of 10 people being transported from Louisiana, officials said. KCEN reported that in a court document before she was murdered , Scott called Marks "a pathological liar" and "a psychopath". She also said she had her phone in her hand, and Marks took it from her and threw it. TV station KCEN reported that Marks was arrested in MI last month on a charge alleging he broke into the Temple, Texas, home of an ex-girlfriend, Jenna Scott , on August 21.

World News Donald Trump: 'The chant should be now finish the wall'
Author: 0 Donald Trump: 'The chant should be now finish the wall'

Trump indicated that to secure funding for a wall on the border with Mexico, he will declare a national emergency on 15 February, the deadline for funding talks initiated after the 35-day shutdown, the longest in USA history. Previewing next Tuesday's speech before Congress, a senior administration official said Trump will "cast an inspiring vision of American greatness".

World News India monitoring detention of students after United States sting operation
Author: 0 India monitoring detention of students after United States sting operation

The University of Farmington describes itself on its website as a real university, but was fake, according to indictments unsealed on January 30, 2019. In the evolving case of the University of Farmington sting operation that The Hindu has been closely monitoring, 129 of the 130 arrested "students" are Indian nationals, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE ) said in an email.

World News Groundhog Gives Good News For Winter Sufferers
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As Phil Connors Jr., you grew up your father's shadow and are trapped in the small town of Punxsutawney. Groundhog Day first appeared in the newspaper in 1886 and an official celebration took place the following year, according to the groundhog club.

World News Senate GOP Rebukes Trump Over Syria, Afghanistan Withdrawals
Author: 0 Senate GOP Rebukes Trump Over Syria, Afghanistan Withdrawals

The move was a rare showing of opposition from Republican senators who consistently side with the president, revealing a possible breaking point for Senate Republicans who view some of the president's foreign policy approaches as unsafe. "I guess some Senate Democrats don't want to vote on these important subjects, ' said McConnell of Kentucky". A growing number of Republicans are openly scoffing at President Donald Trump's handling of national security issues, with the Senate's number ...

World News Snow in East Devon
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After Tuesday night's smattering of snow, another weather warning remains in place for snow and ice across the region from 1pm today until 9pm on Friday. One driver claimed he "could see perfectly well" after his auto, with its side windows completely encased in snow, was stopped in High Wycombe, police added.

World News Cory Booker Announces He's Running for President
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Booker also addressed one of the key issues during the race, health care, saying he would not get rid of all private insurance even as he supports universal health care. Booker's video announcement released Friday is classic Booker: brimming with hope, compassion, optimism. The two senators, both African-American, are expected to battle for the influential black vote in the Democratic primaries.

World News Trump backs down over border wall
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And almost one in three Republicans and GOP-leaning independents said they would like to nominate someone other than Trump to be the Republican presidential candidate in 2020, the poll found. Trump also touted what he said were his successes in Syria, where he has alarmed allies by abruptly announcing a withdrawal of U.S. troops assisting local forces against the Islamic State group, and in North Korea.

World News Russian Federation leaks Mueller investigation evidence online
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The account has since been deactivated. The Justice Department alleged Wednesday that Russia has continued pushing online disinformation to discredit the American government, after a pro-Russian Twitter account spread confidential information from a criminal case that special counsel Robert Mueller's team brought against a Russian company for social media conspiracy.

World News Charges add to US-China tensions
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If they don't reach an agreement by March 1, U.S. tariffs on US$200 billion ($292.4b) of Chinese products are set to rise from 10 per cent to 25 per cent. The extradition request came shortly after the United States had unsealed a 10-count indictment against the Chinese company and a 13-count indictment against Meng on Monday.

World News British Parliament to Vote on Brexit Amendments
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Even so, Brandon Lewis, the chairman of May's Tory party, said he is "very optimistic and hopeful" that his colleagues will get behind the new backstop-killing amendment . The crux of the deal is an extension to the current transition period - possibly to December 2021 - to give the United Kingdom more time to negotiate a free trade deal with the bloc.

World News Accumulating Snow & Polar Vortex To Hit The Lansing Area
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Most state government offices in the Lower Peninsula were closed Monday morning except for offices handling critical functions. "I can not stress how dangerously cold it will be", said Mike Doll, a senior meteorologist at AccuWeather . Paul. Even the fabled "frozen tundra" of Lambeau Field, home to the NFL's Green Bay Packers, wasn't able to withstand the heavy snow and blustery winds that closed hundreds of businesses, schools and government offices in Wisconsin.

World News Senate committee delays vote on Trump’s attorney general pick
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Following Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's comment that the Mueller probe is "close to being completed", former federal prosecutor Andrew McCarthy said, "I would not be holding my breath". Mueller is required to submit a "confidential" report to the attorney general upon completion of his investigation. Although Barr appears on track to be confirmed, Democrats want a guarantee that whatever Mueller writes will be public.

World News Winter Storm Warning Now Being Issued
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The National Weather Service is predicting 6 to 10 inches of snow for Sullivan and DE counties and 3 to 7 inches of snow for Ulster and Greene counties. Wind blown snow was causing low visibility on Monday. Frostbite will be a concern both days, and could set in after only 15 minutes of exposure to the arctic air.

World News Protesters on Irish border issue dramatic Brexit warning
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The comments were also seized upon by the left-wing Sinn Féin, a party active in both Northern Ireland and the Republic which campaigns to unify the Isle of Ireland under Irish rule, with its president Mary Lou McDonald, while calling the comments "reckless and irresponsible", using them as a pretext to call for a referendum in Northern Ireland on "Irish unity".

World News Met Office warns of strong winds for the North East
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The warning is valid from Tuesday, 29 January at 6am and will remain in effect until Saturday, 2 February at 6pm. Snow showers have been forecast for early next week. "Southwesterly winds will be mostly light to moderate". Showery rain, sleet and snow will clear eastwards into the Irish Sea on Tuesday morning leaving a cold day with sunshine and wintry showers.

World News Ex-Trump aide Roger Stone: I will plead not guilty to charges
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Stone faces charges of tampering with witnesses and obstructing a House intelligence committee probe into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Federation to tip the election . The charges stem from what prosecutors say were Stone's efforts to hide the nature of his discussions during the 2016 election about WikiLeaks, the anti-secrecy group that released thousands of emails stolen from the Democratic National Committee and Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta.

World News French ‘yellow vests’ defy Macron again in tense protests
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Meanwhile, hundreds marched through Paris wearing red scarves on Sunday to protest the unrest that sometimes plagued the Yellow Vest movement as the "Red Scarves" and "Blue Vests" launched joint counter-demonstrations. Rodrigues was injured at Place de la Bastille on Saturday afternoon, during an 11th weekend of demonstrations by the gilets jaunes in Paris . Multiple anti-government protests took place in Paris and other cities, centred on Macron policies seen as favouring the ...

World News Weather Authority: Dangerously cold wind chills arrive late Thursday
Author: 0 Weather Authority: Dangerously cold wind chills arrive late Thursday

The weekend temperatures will be slightly warmer but will feature a lot of clouds. Extreme wind chills of minus 40 to minus 50 are expected across much of Northern Ontario again tonight. At that level, frostbite can occur in 20 minutes. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves. Temperatures will return to the teens on Monday , and then cool right back down by Tuesday .

World News Nigeria's Buhari suspends chief judge; opposition cries foul
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Nigeria's Federal High Court on Tuesday declined the government's request that Onnoghen be ordered to stand down. The move is particularly significant because the results of the February 16 presidential and parliamentary elections may be contested in the Supreme Court, said Adedayo Ademuwagun, a Lagos-based analyst at the risk advisory group Songhai Advisory LLP.

World News State of the Union to be held once shutdown ends
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The message came in contrast to one White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders gave Wednesday morning when she Fox News: "The President will talk to the American people on January 29 as he does nearly every single day". "I am writing to inform you that the House of Representatives will not consider a concurrent resolution authorising the President's State of the Union address in the House Chamber until government has opened".

World News India's PSLV-C44 Successfully Launches Two Satellites Microsat-R, Kalamsat-V2
Author: 0 India's PSLV-C44 Successfully Launches Two Satellites Microsat-R, Kalamsat-V2

The satellite will be powered by the PSLV's fourth stage - a first for any space agency. "With this, PSLV-C44 mission will become the first in the world to use the rocket for a space experiment platform". Srimathy Kesan, founder-CEO of Space Kidz India , told Express, on the eve of the all-important launch scheduled for 11.37 pm on Thursday, "We have been waiting for this moment for years".

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

Security Council meeting. In addition to the US, Canada, Brazil, Argentina and numerous Latin American countries have recognized Guiado as interim president, while Germany, France, the United Kingdom and the European Union haved voiced their support for him but stopped short of an official endorsement.

World News 5 dead after shooting spree in Louisiana
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Investigators believe the two crimes are connected, and were motivated by a domestic dispute involving Theriot's girlfriend, Summer. Detectives are still on the lookout for Dakota Theriot , who remains at large, WVUE-TV reported. Summer Ernest is believed to have been in a relationship with Dakota Theriot . Those victims have been identified as Billy Ernest , 43, Tanner Ernest , 17, and Summer Ernest , 20.

World News Australia asks for answers on dissident missing in China
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One of those friends, Mr Feng Chongyi, an academic at the University of Technology in Sydney , said Mr Yang had been scheduled to fly on to Shanghai but never arrived. Yang previously was a Chinese foreign affairs official in Beijing , before becoming an Australian citizen and a novelist, the Australian newspaper said Wednesday.

World News 3-year-old boy goes missing from grandmother's backyard
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The sheriff's office is getting help from the State Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Naval Criminal Investigative Service, North Carolina Highway Patrol and other county, state and federal agencies. "But I can tell you we are certainly doing our due diligence, spending a lot of time with them and just sorting through all the different stories". He was cold, authorities said, but alive and responsive.

World News Barnier says time-limited Irish backstop not possible
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Unison's Dave Prentis said a no-deal Brexit "must be avoided at all costs", while GMB general secretary Tim Roache said: "We can't carry on like this". The economic impact of a No Deal Brexit on workers locally and the north-east Wales economy as a whole would be enormous. "Please don't listen to the Brexiteers' madness which asserts that, because we have huge plants here, we will not move and we will always be here", Enders said in a statement released by Airbus.

World News Schumer: 'Congress Will Roll Up Our Sleeves' on Border Security
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Trump's efforts at blaming House Democrats for the shutdown-a shutdown that he said last month would be his responsibility-are only going to make it more hard to reach any compromise that could pass the Senate. The mere fact that he is willing to allow for a vote suggests he may be trying to persuade lawmakers of both parties to compromise. Still, there's no clear path to end the shutdown as the White House and Democrats remain at odds over Trump's demands to fund a wall on the U.S.

World News Winter Weather Advisory posted for Tuesday afternoon and night
Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory posted for Tuesday afternoon and night

Rain will spread across the state Tuesday afternoon. WEDNESDAY EVENING: Rain showers continue. If you have photos of the snow or ice, or you having fun in the weather, share them with us here! Some accumulation is possible in the northern suburbs as temperatures fall to the 20s by sunrise.

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