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by | January 26, 2018 | 03:16

Outdoor burning is highly discouraged today , according to the weather service. South wind 9 to 11 miles per hour. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. A south wind of 15 to 17 miles per hour will gust as high as 30 miles per hour.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:59

Mascots of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at the departure gate of Incheon Airport's new terminal on January 18. The Olympic body earlier this week said that the exclusion of certain athletes from the list of eligible Russians did not necessarily mean they had doped.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:57

The announcement of the proposed visit, that could bring the most U.S. forces to the country since the conflict ended in 1975 came during a two-day visit by U.S. Mattis said earlier that freedom of navigation in the sea was crucial for fast-growing Vietnam. The idea was floated last summer when Lich met Mattis at the Pentagon.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:53

Southern rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd will return to Syracuse this summer to perform, this time at the Lakeview Amphitheater. Tickets for the Lynyrd Skynyrd show go on sale on February 2 at 10 a.m. Lead vocalist, Johnny Van Zant added, "we've been blessed by these great songs and the messages they carry to the fans". Lynyrd Skynyrd's last album, Last of a Dyin' Breed , was released in 2012.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:50

Washington Football prospects Elijah Qualls and Sidney Jones IV have combined for six tackles on the Philadelphia Eagles . They brought the fictional story of Philly boxer Rocky Balboa to life, beating the odds , the doubters and overcoming some seemingly insurmountable losses to injury.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:46

Sessions was the first US senator to endorse Trump's candidacy and served as a campaign adviser before the Republican president appointed him as the top USA law enforcement official. And a drip, drip, drip of information is adding to the cloud that has hung over the White House since questions emerged about who knew what about Russian efforts to sway the election.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:31

Twelve North Korean ice hockey players were allowed to cross into South Korea Thursday, just two weeks ahead of the Winter Olympics . Despite the backlash and anger that resulted from the decision to create a unified team last minute, the South Korean players and coaches were friendly when they welcomed their northern counterparts Thursday.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:27

In the short-term, analysts say, the United States has little pressure it can apply on Turkey given the U.S. military's heavy dependence on a Turkish base to carry out air strikes in Syria against Islamic State. According to Ankara, the call was just an "exchange of point of views" between the two leaders on Turkey's "Olive Branch" operation, while "President Trump did not express any concern regarding an escalation of violence" connected to the operation, contrary to a version of Trump's ...

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:27

Lula da Silva, who governed Brazil from 2003 to 2011, had been considered a frontrunner in the October election. José Roberto Batochio, another of Lula's attorneys, said that it is "exaggerating" to speak of prison, and that several Supreme Court Justices had already positioned themselves against incarceration after a condemnation on the first appeal.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:26

Ms Feinstein angered Mr Grassley this month by releasing the transcript of the panel's interview with Glenn Simpson, a co-founder of Fusion GPS - the private research firm behind the infamous dossier alleging Mr Trump's ties to Russian Federation.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:19

A magnitude 6.2 quake has hit off Russia's east coast, the U.S. Geological Survey ( USGS ) says. An early Thursday morning natural disaster in eastern Orange County was felt in San Diego. Geological Survey. The USGS said that two more earthquakes hit in the same area just minutes after the first, 5.8-magnitude one, hit. The Pacific's "Ring of Fire" is a breeding ground for natural disasters.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:13

The FBI disclosed the missing text messages in a Friday letter sent by the Justice Department to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Strzok also told Page that he wanted an "insurance policy" against Trump winning, although it wasn't clear what he meant by this. Over 50,000 text messages were reviewed by the House Judiciary Committee with oversight from Republicans John Ratcliffe (TX-4) and Trey Gowdy (SC-4) that were reported to have been ...

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:05

Trump said he arrived at the summit with a message in mind. "It is hard to predict whether the president will seek to reassure or provoke his audience in Davos", said former treasury secretary Larry Summers, a Democrat. Trump also canceled a visit to celebrate the official opening of the new USA embassy building next month, after claiming it was a "bad deal", and that it was sold for "peanuts".

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:08

On Friday, he will meet with President Kagame of Rwanda, who is now the chairman of the African Union, to reaffirm the US-Africa relationship and discuss shared priorities, including trade and security, McMaster said. Dalia Grybauskaite, Lithuania's president , said "we need global solutions and there is no choice but to be together and not isolate each other". "I am always going to put America first, the same way I expect all of you in this room to put your countries first".

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:01

David Walliams , the children's author and comedian, hosted the event, which has been running for 33 years. Downing Street said Prime Minister Theresa May was "uncomfortable" at the reports about the dinner. The only women at the event, attended by senior figures in business and finance, were hired hostesses. Hostesses said men's hands were up their skirts and, in one case, an attendee allegedly exposed himself to one of the hostesses, the report said.

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:53

After a long relationship, both married in 2014 and raised their sons, who were born of a surrogate mother. "I'm 71. I can't physically do the traveling anymore". "Who knows? They may go broke and put me back on the (expletive) stage", he added. While his touring days are coming to an end, John said left the door open for a future venue residency similar to Kate Bush's 22-date run in Hammersmith in 2014.

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:40

Progress 8 aims to capture the progress pupils make between the end of primary school and taking their GCSEs. School leaders said the new grading system affecting English and maths has complicated the way school performance is calculated, as it has to be worked out using a combination of old and new grading systems.

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:40

The piece, by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan's , is an 18-karat gold, fully functioning toilet. The toilet, titled " America ", was on exhibit for one year in the fifth floor public restroom, where visitors could, in fact, use the golden toilet.

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:30

The United States remains "deeply committed" to an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, Haley said, "but we will not chase after a Palestinian leadership that lacks what is needed to achieve peace". "We have a proposal for peace". Trump may be able to "buy many things with his money, but he won't be able to buy the dignity of our nation", he said.

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:12

Justice Vibhu Bakhru , while hearing one of the petitions, said, "We will conduct the hearing on Monday and till then you (EC) will not issue any further orders regarding this issue". The court was jampacked with 8 AAP MLAs, their supporters, counsel and some senior members of the party, besides scribes. On Friday, the Election Commission made the recommendation , since approved by the President, for the disqualification.

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:01

Two guns could be seen from the Lexus window and between six and seven shots were fired before the auto sped off. On Tuesday, deputies spotted the gold auto and arrested 30-year-old Jeremy Olds after a chase. That man then gets back into the Toyota, which speeds straight through the intersection, running a red light. Harris is considered armed and risky and is facing four counts of aggravated assault and potentially one count of attempted murder.

by | January 26, 2018 | 00:31

Bangladesh has not said how long the delay will last. "In my view there are some groups that are discouraging the return to Myanmar (of the refugees) and some people are anxious if this issue will be resolved", U Kyaw Tin, minister for International Cooperation, said in a news briefing in Nay Pyi Taw.

by | January 26, 2018 | 00:28

The most reported strain this season is Influenza A. Snohomish County has been the hardest hit with 19 deaths, followed closely by Spokane County with 15 deaths. Young children, people 65 and older, pregnant women, and anyone with a chronic illness are most vulnerable to the virus that causes it. The Centers for Disease Control says the flu is so widespread this season that it has reached epidemic levels.

by | January 25, 2018 | 21:57

Franck Kessie scored two goals, including a penalty, as AC Milan came back to win 2-1 at Cagliari in windy conditions. They now have a decent lead over Juventus, who play Genoa on Monday night, and have high hopes of winning a first Scudetto since 1990.

by | January 25, 2018 | 21:41

That's thanks to Circuit Court Judge Rosemarie Aquilina , who opened her courtroom to a parade of survivors, parents and coaches affected by Nassar's abuse - letting each say their piece, while encouraging them and placing blame firmly on their abuser.