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Boston could get up to 3 inches of snow Friday morning

Boston could get up to 3 inches of snow Friday morning

Expect the snow we're seeing to wrap up by late morning, around 10 or 11 a.m. In Wicomico and Somerset counties, rain showers are likely before 4 a.m. The snow and earlier rain created slippery conditions after a quick temperature drop. Chance of precipitation is 60%. That throws the door wide open for all that snow to eventually start moving into Billings on Saturday night and Sunday . Read More

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Arab League warns against repercussions of decisions to violate Jerusalem

Arab League warns against repercussions of decisions to violate Jerusalem

Palestinians use the Arab word "Sumud", which literally means "steadfastness", to refer to the capability of being "resilient" when confronted with adverse circumstances. Abbas has already dismissed the widely anticipated plan as the "slap of the century", mocking Trump's promise that he would herald in "the deal of the century" between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Read More

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Trump tells African leaders he 'deeply respects' their people

Trump tells African leaders he 'deeply respects' their people

The Chinese have reacted with outrage over allegations that they have been spying on African Union meetings. A spokeswoman for China's foreign ministry said the Le Monde report was based on "groundless accusations". According to the Associated Press , Trump stated that he "profoundly respects the people of Africa". "I don't think spying is the speciality of the Chinese". Read More

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EasyJet CEO takes $66k pay cut for gender equality

EasyJet CEO takes $66k pay cut for gender equality

The announcement came as Easyjet confirmed that on average its female staff earned less than half the pay of male staff, one of the largest gender pay gaps of a big company as calculated under the government's new reporting rules. British companies are under heightened scrutiny to address the gender pay gap, with the BBC facing criticism for paying some women less than men in equivalent jobs . Read More

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Saudi-led coalition calls for immediate ceasefire in Aden

Saudi-led coalition calls for immediate ceasefire in Aden

Separatist forces took over much of the city and by Tuesday evening they had surrounded the presidential palace, where the country's prime minister, Ahmed bin Dagher, and several other senior government ministers were holed up. Yemen has been locked in a devastating power struggle between internationally recognized President Hadi and Iran-allied Houthi rebels since late 2014. Read More

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We Must be Proud of Our Heritage, Rahul Gandhi Tells Youths

We Must be Proud of Our Heritage, Rahul Gandhi Tells Youths

The question: Why is Rahul Gandhi talking so extensively about the Mohan Bhagwat and RSS, not Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP , which is his principal opponent in the state? "My grandmother (Indira Gandhi) is fond of North East, so was my father (Rajiv Gandhi) and I intend to come here often and spend a longer period with you and understand your culture and customs and understand deeply what Meghalaya is", he said. Read More

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Mark Salling of Glee Dead at 35

Mark Salling of Glee Dead at 35

On Tuesday morning Salling's attorney, Mark J. Proctor, confirmed the actor's death . "He is survived by his mother and father, and brother", the statement reads. In December 2015 , Mark was arrested for possessing child pornography after his residence was searched by the Los Angeles Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Read More

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Kenya's Odinga to be

Kenya's Odinga to be "sworn in" as president despite warning

The East African country's Supreme Court annulled August's presidential election result saying the electoral commission committed "irregularities and illegalities" during the vote, harming the integrity of the election. "We will not allow that", said Nairobi police chief Japheth Koome. "I'm very fed up with this. government". Many of those at the rally had come from the capital's slums. Read More

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Services exports grew at 16.2% during Apr-Sept: Economic Survey

Services exports grew at 16.2% during Apr-Sept: Economic Survey

Since agriculture is a state subject, the survey also strongly advocated a mechanism similar to the GST Council to bring more reforms in the agricul-ture sector and boost farmers' income. Tax collection might be like previous year. This is double the share of India's merchandise exports in the world at 1.7%, the Survey pointed out. The bulk of transactions are business-to-business (B2B) and exports, which account for 30-34 percent apiece. Read More

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Ambassador candidate dropped over stark warning on North Korea

Ambassador candidate dropped over stark warning on North Korea

Additionally, North Korea sitting down earlier this month with South Korea may not be lost on Trump as he stresses that all options remain on the table to defend the United States, including military action. U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said in an interview Monday that the United States is waiting for a sustained hiatus in North Korea's missile and nuclear testing as a sign that it is serious about discussions. Read More

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FBI Deputy Director McCabe steps down

FBI Deputy Director McCabe steps down

In December, he tweeted that McCabe was "racing the clock to retire with full benefits". News reported he had enough accumulated leave to step down earlier, while CBS News reported he was forced out. McCabe ran the bureau for several months after Trump fired Comey last May, and he notably refused to go along with Trump's assertions that the rank and file in the FBI had lost faith in the former director. Read More

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Cotton: Putin's Jailing of Opposition Leader Shows He Fears His Own People

Cotton: Putin's Jailing of Opposition Leader Shows He Fears His Own People

Hundreds of supporters of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny began a nationwide day of protest against the authorities on Sunday, calling on voters to boycott what they said was a rigged presidential election on March 18. One anchor, Dmitri Nizovtsev, was detained by police during the raid, according to video broadcast by the headquarters. Police searched Navalny's campaign offices in several cities ahead of the protests. Read More

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Macron calls for global compact to harness globalisation

Macron calls for global compact to harness globalisation

While a date for the visit has not yet been officially set and the White House has not made an announcement, sources say that could come as soon as this week, while Trump attends the World Economic Forum in Davos . Macron spoke out after Trump was quoted earlier this month using profanity to describe African nations and Haiti. "This year will be the year where we have to redesign a ten-year strategy for Europe", said Macron. Read More

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Syrian opposition to boycott Sochi peace talks

Syrian opposition to boycott Sochi peace talks

Moscow says the goal of the Sochi talks is to "efficiently" sustain the UN-sponsored talks with concrete "results". Vienna , Jan 27 The main Syrian opposition group said it will announce today whether it will attend a "peace congress" in Russian Federation on January 30 that is viewed with unease by Western countries. Read More

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Republicans and Democrats work to bridge gap on budget deal

Republicans and Democrats work to bridge gap on budget deal

The Senate adjourned on Sunday night with no deal to end the government, but the deal that McConnell has offered Democrats is on a promise of a DACA vote by February 8, McConnell made the same promise in December and broke it. But, Schumer added, "There are various compromises being bandied about, and I'm always willing to listen to compromises". On Friday, the four-week spending bill failed with both Democrats and Republican defections. Read More

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Russian Federation net tightens as Sessions questioned

Russian Federation net tightens as Sessions questioned

Mueller is investigating potential Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election, but he's since expanded his probe to include those in the president's inner circle as well as Trump himself. In a surprise announcement during a surprise presidential appearance at a White House press briefing, President Trump indicated he is willing to be questioned under oath by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who has been working his way through interviews with top Trump administration and ... Read More

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BJD suspends Baijayant Panda

BJD suspends Baijayant Panda

The suspension seemed coming after leaders from Kendrapara Lok Sabha constituency lodged complaints against Panda with Naveen. The decision was announced here by party vice-president Surya Narayan Patro , who said the Kendrapada MP had been trying to weaken the BJD in the state and in New Delhi. Read More

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Turkey official disputes Trump-Erdogan call readout

Turkey official disputes Trump-Erdogan call readout

The Kurdish source, meanwhile, denied claims that the YPG is part of the USA -led anti-terror coalition, expressing astonishment about the withdrawal of the Russian forces from Afrin ahead of the Turkish attack. Dana White, chief spokeswoman for the Pentagon, said she is aware of news reports that Turkey has asked the USA military to leave Manbij, but is not aware of any direct conversations about it. Read More

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Oscars 2018: Greta Gerwig gets first female director nomination in eight years

Oscars 2018: Greta Gerwig gets first female director nomination in eight years

Brooks, who did the same with 1978's Heaven Can Wait and 1983's Terms of Endearment , respectively. Make no mistake about it: the Academy Awards are the ultimate boys club. Lady Bird practically saw a full sweep: Ronan and her onscreen mother Laurie Metcalf each scored nominations. The first female director to win an Oscar was Katherine Bigelow for The Hurt Locker in 2008. Read More

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Sydney train crash sends passengers

Sydney train crash sends passengers "flying like Superman', injures about 16"

The train hit a buffer stop at the end of the station's platform. "My thoughts are with Sydney Trains passengers and crew who have been injured after a Waratah train struck a safety barrier at Richmond station", he said. Two patients were reported to have spinal injuries. "It is obviously very concerning", he told reporters in the city ahead of a scheduled meeting with unions over pay for train workers, which has been postponed because of the incident . Read More

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