• Special weather statement issued
Special weather statement issued

A Colorado low is tracking northeast, across Lake Huron and Georgian Bay, and should arrive in Ottawa on Wednesday . The precipitation could change to snow through the evening, with 1 to 3 inches of accumulation possible in parts of the north and northwest suburbs.

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  • Watch out, Trump? California Sen. Kamala Harris announces presidential run
Watch out, Trump? California Sen. Kamala Harris announces presidential run

Last week, a widely-circulated New York Times op-ed written by Lara Bazelon, a law professor and the former director of the Loyola Law School Project for the Innocent in Los Angeles, argued that Harris can not be considered a "progressive prosecutor" given her record as attorney general in California.

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  • Buzzfeed News Struggles With Credibility After Disputed Report
Buzzfeed News Struggles With Credibility After Disputed Report

All of this raises serious questions about the BuzzFeed report that, while it is now being treated with high levels of skepticism due to the special counsel's statement, is still being defended by the news organization. He also acknowledged in a separate interview with NBC that conversations about that project stretched throughout 2016, includi...

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  • Pro-Israel Democrat Kamala Harris announces 2020 presidential bid
Pro-Israel Democrat Kamala Harris announces 2020 presidential bid

Forty-seven years ago this week, Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman ever to run for president, launched her campaign. Harris , 54, grew up in Oakland, California, a daughter of parents from Jamaica and India who were active in the civil rights movement.

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  • Extreme cold warning issued for Niagara
Extreme cold warning issued for Niagara

However it will be tough to warm up as winds remain breezy out of the northwest for much of the day. Bitterly cold wind chills lead Environment Canada to issue an extreme cold warning for Greater Sudbury and the vicinity (File). High winds are also expected: northeast winds gusting to 60 km/h will develop Saturday evening and generate widespr...

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  • Frigid temperatures continue into Sunday
Frigid temperatures continue into Sunday

A UV index of 1 or low will be present. Wind chill values are expected to fall to minus 35 or lower Sunday night with temperatures in the minus 20s, before letting up slightly on Monday out of extreme-cold-warning territory. Dress warmly. Dress in layers that you can remove if you get too warm. "Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed ski...

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  • Journalist who exposed soccer corruption in Ghana shot dead
Journalist who exposed soccer corruption in Ghana shot dead

Anas on Thursday morning announced the death of Husein on social media and said he was shot three times; twice in the chest and once in the neck and died on the spot. 'That boy that's very unsafe, he lives here in Madina. World governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association last October banned former Ghana FA boss Kwesi Nyanta...

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  • Third annual Women’s March planned in San Diego, across U.S.
Third annual Women’s March planned in San Diego, across U.S.

Despite pleas for unity, an alternate women's march has sprung up in protest and will be holding a parallel rally in New York on Saturday a few blocks away from the official New York Women's March protest. She said she didn't mind the frigid temperature. That event will take place beginning at 9:30 a.m. "It's unbelievable to see all different...

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  • Zimbabwe Orders Second Internet Shutdown In A Week Of Deadly Protests
Zimbabwe Orders Second Internet Shutdown In A Week Of Deadly Protests

It came as the United Nations human rights office called on the government to "stop the crackdown against protesters" and "excessive use of force" by security forces, including firing live ammunition. A prominent Zimbabwean pastor, Evan Mawarire, was arrested during the protests. And it called on Zimbabwe's government "to find ways of engaging wi...

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  • Rick Scott sides with Trump on lifting Russian Federation sanctions; Marco Rubio doesn't
Rick Scott sides with Trump on lifting Russian Federation sanctions; Marco Rubio doesn't

But its long-term fate was uncertain. On Monday, Schumer called Mnuchin's decision "deeply flawed and wrong" and called on senators to consider that Deripaska is an "agent of Russian President Vladimir Putin's interests abroad" and is tied to " organized crime and Mr.

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  • Trump signs bill to compensate 800000 federal employees impacted by government shutdown
Trump signs bill to compensate 800000 federal employees impacted by government shutdown

Pelosi said , "I'm not denying the platform at all". Wednesday's bill signing was closed to the media. Trump's advisers have privately tried to shepherd the president toward a scenario where he re-opens the government , as his own administration revised the cost of the shutdown to the overall USA economy .

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  • Divers film close encounters with giant great white sharks
Divers film close encounters with giant great white sharks

The divers - who posted their discovery on Instagram - chose to enjoy a swim with Deep Blue. "We saw a few (tiger sharks) and then she came up and all the other sharks split, and she started brushing up against the boat", one diver Ocean Ramsey told the Honolulu Star Adviser.

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  • Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates 'still cooperating' with Mueller: court docs
Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates 'still cooperating' with Mueller: court docs

The president also hasn't ruled out pardons for Manafort or others in the Russian Federation imbroglio. Konstantin Kilimnik , the alleged Russian intelligence operative who helped run Paul Manafort's operations in Kyiv for roughly a decade, boasted of the duo's closeness to RFE/RL in a 2017 interview .

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  • 'Winter is making its return' to Chicago area this week, forecaster says
'Winter is making its return' to Chicago area this week, forecaster says

We're expecting a heavy snowfall beginning Saturday afternoon and lasting through Sunday afternoon. "Travel will be hazardous due to poor visibility and snow-covered roads, particularly across the interior for the Friday am commute", the weather service warns.

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  • Saudi refugee in Canada expects more women to flee homeland
Saudi refugee in Canada expects more women to flee homeland

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun ran from her family, whom she alleged was abusive and trying to force her into an arranged marriage. On Friday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Canada had accepted a request from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to take in Mohammed.

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  • President Donald Trump Unveils 2019 Missile Defense Review
President Donald Trump Unveils 2019 Missile Defense Review

The MDR orders a study of space-based technologies that officials have said are "key" to the next level of defense, including weapon sensors and interceptors in space. "The review does look at the comprehensive environment that the USA faces, that our allies and partners face, and it does posture our forces to be prepared for the capabilities tha...

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  • Mexican president took $100 mln drug bribe, trial hears
Mexican president took $100 mln drug bribe, trial hears

He is one of the witnesses who have turned against Guzman after making deals with United States prosecutors. Reporters shared that Nieto is accused of initially asking for $250 million, but settling on $100 million. Cifuentes admitted that at a meeting past year, he told prosecutors he was no longer sure of the exact amounts of the bribes, but did ...

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  • Pompeo says US has no intention to leave Mideast
Pompeo says US has no intention to leave Mideast

He said the Saudis reiterated their pledges to pursue the case wherever it leads, but would not comment on United States intelligence suggesting the crown prince may have ordered the killing himself . Rights groups have called on Pompeo to also press Prince Mohammed over the jailing of women activists in the kingdom, amid claims that some of...

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  • Awful: September 11 Survivor Killed in Nairobi Terror Attack
Awful: September 11 Survivor Killed in Nairobi Terror Attack

The US State Department confirmed that an American citizen was among the dead. A mortuary official said there were also 11 Kenyan victims, a British victim, one with no papers as well as an unidentified torso of a male adult. No injuries", tweeted a Kenyan businesswoman, Aggie Asiimwe Konde. His own thoughts, he said, were: "Get people out an...

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  • Blast Near Syria US-Led Coalition Patrol Causes Over Dozen Casualties
Blast Near Syria US-Led Coalition Patrol Causes Over Dozen Casualties

Turkey has repeatedly threatened to attack Kurdish forces in Manbij , stirring tensions with the American President, who has warned Ankara against such an offensive. "The Caliphate has crumbled and ISIS [Daesh] has been defeated ", Pence said in his speech to the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference at the US State Department.

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  • Ocasio-Cortez Campaign Fined For Denying Employees Proper Benefits
Ocasio-Cortez Campaign Fined For Denying Employees Proper Benefits

According to the NYDN, a "Democratic campaign veteran scoffed that "it's not a great look" for Ocasio-Cortez that her campaign received a fine for not carrying workers' compensation coverage". What did Ocasio-Cortez say? "I wish our Congress was as effective at organizing around legislation as they seem to be in organizing big money and plan...

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  • William Barr: 'I will not be bullied,' Trump nominee says
William Barr: 'I will not be bullied,' Trump nominee says

Russian Federation has denied USA intelligence agencies" findings that it meddled in the 2016 campaign, while Trump has denied any collusion with Moscow and called Mueller's probe a "witch hunt'. "As Attorney General, my allegiance will be to the rule of law, the Constitution, and the American people", Barr said. When asked directly by Klobuchar ...

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  • Trump's Weekend: New Russia Questions, Shutdown Irritants
Trump's Weekend: New Russia Questions, Shutdown Irritants

Amid two new reports about President Donald Trump's behavior toward Russian Federation and its leader, journalist Carl Bernstein - whose reporting on Watergate helped precipitate the resignation of President Richard Nixon - said Sunday the special counsel investigating Trump will find he "helped Putin destabilize the United States and inter...

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  • Senior US official vows to counter Iran on Lebanon visit
Senior US official vows to counter Iran on Lebanon visit

A month-long war in 2006 between Israel and Hezbollah killed more than 1,200 Lebanese, mostly civilians, and more than 160 Israelis, mostly soldiers. With sixth Hezbollah tunnel discovered Saturday afternoon, Israel declared victory and announced the completion of Operation Northern Shield on Sunday .

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  • Chinese court sentences Canadian drug smuggler Schellenberg to death
Chinese court sentences Canadian drug smuggler Schellenberg to death

A court in Dalian in northeastern Liaoning province announced Monday evening that it has given Robert Lloyd Schellenberg the death penalty. After his arrest, Schellenberg was held for 15 months before his first trial, and it took an additional 32 months before a court declared him guilty and sentenced him to 15 years in prison for his role in a...

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  • First picture of Jayme Closs after 88-day kidnap ordeal
First picture of Jayme Closs after 88-day kidnap ordeal

The young girl was rescued Thursday walking down a road in a rural area in northwestern Wisconsin after she fled a home where law enforcement says she was kept by Jake Thomas Patterson , 21. The discovery ended an all-out search that gripped the state, with many people fearing the worst. Jayme Closs's aunt, Jennifer Naiberg Smith, posted an ...

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  • United States military begins withdrawal from Syria
United States military begins withdrawal from Syria

Witnesses on the ground told the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights they saw 10 armored vehicles, and other equipment, roll out from a US base in Rmeilan in Hassakeh province and head toward neighboring Iraq . It also provoked concerns about the safety of Kurdish forces who fought ISIS alongside the U.S.in Syria but are consider...

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  • Key Republican to ask Federal Bureau of Investigation about report of Trump counterintelligence probe
Key Republican to ask Federal Bureau of Investigation about report of Trump counterintelligence probe

There has been a confusing and sometimes even alarming tendency on the part of President Trump to complement President Putin and to do things like his abrupt announcement of a withdrawal from Syria that led his own secretary of defense to resign, that has led many of us to question his closeness to and his affinity for President Putin.

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  • Huawei sacks Chinese employee accused of spying in Poland
Huawei sacks Chinese employee accused of spying in Poland

A LinkedIn profile for Mr Wang showed he has worked for Huawei's Polish division since 2011 and previously served as attache to the Chinese General Consul in Gdansk from 2006-2011. Some European governments and telecom companies are following the US lead in questioning whether using Huawei for vital infrastructure for mobile networks could le...

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  • UK PM May: Failure to Back Her Brexit Plan Would Be ‘Catastrophic’
UK PM May: Failure to Back Her Brexit Plan Would Be ‘Catastrophic’

A probable first step would be a "technical" extension until July to allow the prime minister to revise and ratify the Brexit deal, the newspaper said, citing European Union sources it didn't identify. "If MPs who represent seats that voted 70% to leave say "sorry guys, we're still going to have freedom of movement", they will turn against the po...

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  • Kidnapped American teen found alive months after parents´ murder
Kidnapped American teen found alive months after parents´ murder

The 21-year-old is being held on two counts of first-degree intentional homicide, over the murder of Jayme's parents. Jayme's grandfather, Robert Naiberg, told the AP on Friday that he'd been praying for months for the call he received Thursday about his granddaughter being found alive.

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  • Florida sheriff suspended after criticism over school shooting
Florida sheriff suspended after criticism over school shooting

Tony is the first African-American to serve as Broward County Sheriff . By April, DeSantis told supporters he would have suspended Israel if he had been governor at the time of the shooting . According to the panel, that created confusion and led to inaction by eight deputies responding to the high school shooter. Under Florida law, the go...

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  • White House quietly preparing for possible departure of Justice Ginsburg
White House quietly preparing for possible departure of Justice Ginsburg

Ginsburg has seen her salary rise almost $100,000 since she was appointed to the bench by President Bill Clinton in 1993. "Post-surgery evaluation indicates no evidence of remaining disease, and no further treatment is required", said court spokesperson Kathleen Arberg.

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  • Michael Cohen Agrees to Spill the Beans in Public Congressional Testimony
Michael Cohen Agrees to Spill the Beans in Public Congressional Testimony

Trump Fixer Cohen Will Testify before Going to PrisonDonald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen , will testify before Congress in February. Soon after his appearance in front of House Oversight was announced, House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) released a statement welcoming the testimony but also stressing the need for Cohen "to a...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation opened probe about Donald Trump connection with Russian Federation
Federal Bureau of Investigation opened probe about Donald Trump connection with Russian Federation

Tweeting in response, Comey quoted former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt: "I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made". Investigators were specifically looking into whether Trump's firing of Comey posed a national security threat as well as whether it was an obstruction of justice, considering the FBI's broader investigation into ...

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  • Three dead in double-decker bus crash in Ottawa
Three dead in double-decker bus crash in Ottawa

Two of the dead were riding the bus and one was on the platform at Westboro station, a major stop on the city's busway, Mayor Jim Watson said. Police said investigators worked through the night to identify all three victims and contact their families and loved ones.

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  • Rahaf al-Qunun lands in Toronto after long journey to safety
Rahaf al-Qunun lands in Toronto after long journey to safety

A Saudi teenager who fled to Thailand saying she feared her family would kill her has been granted asylum in Canada, the Thai immigration chief told Reuters on Friday. Officials had heavily hinted that the teenager was bound for Australia where she had originally meant to seek asylum. "She chose Canada. It's her personal decision", he said.

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  • Senate Democrats block Middle East policy, anti-BDS bill amid shutdown
Senate Democrats block Middle East policy, anti-BDS bill amid shutdown

The motion failed on a vote of 57-43. "So, this is no newfound principled objection", the majority leader said . The United States faces a looming crisis - that, at least, was a point on which Democrats and Republicans agreed Tuesday night in a pair of televised addresses during primetime.

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  • Jayme Closs' school superintendent thanks her for 'being so courageous'
Jayme Closs' school superintendent thanks her for 'being so courageous'

CBS affiliate WCCO spoke with Jayme's aunt Sue, who says Jayme is now in the hospital; once she's released, she'll be brought back to Barron to be reunited with her family. Sue Allard said she "just had this feeling" about today and said she "can't wait to give her a hug". She was found Thursday in the Wisconsin town of Gordon - about 70 miles ...

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  • First Snow Of 2019 Coming This Weekend
First Snow Of 2019 Coming This Weekend

The NWS says snow is expected across the region and some parts could get four to six inches of snow. Total snowfall of 7-9 inches is expected to occur along and south of a Rushville to Lincoln to Danville line, with 5 to 7 inches of snowfall expected north of this line.

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