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Beast from the East to bite again as snow heads for UK

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There has been talk of snow as well, and at this stage Sunday is the most likely day for snow showers. That means snow is likely in some parts. The maximum temperature on Sunday will be as low as 0C or 1C, Mr Bowles added. It will also be a short spell of bad weather, with temperatures set to return to normal springtime levels by Wednesday. As this air crosses the North Sea snow showers will form on Sunday, and could well merge into convergence lines producing 2-5 cms of snow in places. Read More »

SI tugboat first to respond to East River helicopter crash

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Liberty Helicopters is one of the biggest sightseeing operators in New York City . Officer McDaniel, 26, was an nearly two-year member of the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department, and was assigned to Fire Station 36, on the C-shift. McDaniel was a firefighter in Dallas who'd gone to high school with Cadigan and was in NY visiting him over the weekend, NBC Dallas-Fort Worth reported. Read More »

Chaos in the Knesset: Netanyahu's Coalition on the Verge of Shattering

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Netanyahu reached an accord with haredi lawmakers Sunday night on a bill aimed at protecting IDF draft deferments for yeshiva students, ending threats by the United Torah Judaism party to vote against the state budget and topple the government, the deal sparked a new crisis with Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman's Yisrael Beytenu party. Read More »

Turkish Plane Already on Fire before Crashing in Iran

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The flight took off from Sharjah International Airport, according to the General Civil Aviation Authority in the UAE. The jet suddenly gained altitude roughly 80 minutes into the flight, and then plunged 3,050 metres, before disappearing from the radar, according to data from FlightRadar24. Read More »

Arizona bride arrested for DUI on way to her wedding

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Young was arrested at the scene but later released after giving a blood test. Young was arrested and released without going to jail after submitting to a blood draw, Scott said. New Law: Beer makers can give drinkers a ride home Scott tweeted , "Don't drive impaired, till death do we part doesn't need any help". In fact, the state's law allows for legal consequences even if someone is impaired to a slight degree. Read More »

Betsy DeVos gets schooled on '60 Minutes'

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Asked if she thought that action suggested that false accusations of rape were as common as actual attacks , DeVos said: " I don't know , I don't know". "So, there's a clear answer to that question", Eden continues. Her halting answers prompted questions about the interview at Monday's White House press briefing. Read More »

New Zealand vs England scorecard

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New Zealand's 223 all out at Hagley Oval was easily overhauled by England with seven wickets remaining and 104 balls to spare. Rashid, given the luxury of one on each side of the wicket , took his best haul of the series with three wickets of equal importance. Read More »

Huawei link as Trump scuttles Broadcom-Qualcomm deal

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It would have been the most valuable tech takeover in the world had it gone ahead. It would also have been the biggest takeover the technology sector had ever seen. "Qualcomm has become well-known to, and trusted by, the US government", said Deputy Assistant Secretary for Investment Security Aimen Mir. Companies may challenge CFIUS's jurisdiction in court but may not challenge the inter-agency panel's national security findings, a CFIUS expert said. Read More »

Nepal crash survivor lucky to be alive

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The general manager of Tribhuvan airport, Raj Kumar Chhetri, also told BBC Nepali that relatives of the victims and survivors are set to arrive in Nepal on Tuesday. The conversation between the air traffic controllers and the pilot, which was made public, suggested the pilot ignored instructions from the ground. Nepal's Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and other politicos rushed to the spot and conveyed their condolence. Read More »

Man's severed leg used as pillow, probe ordered

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Later, Chief Medical Superintendent of the hospital Dr. Harischandra Arya also confirmed that an investigation had been ordered into the matter. "The doctors treated him immediately". The conductor of the bus, Ghanshyam, 28 who was standing on the gate got trapped and his leg got severed. The amputated foot was allegedly used as a headrest because there was no pillow available, the latest in a series of controversies to have hit the BJP-ruled state. Read More »

Cong to back BSP in RS polls

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Ketkar, 72, who has edited Marathi dailies like Loksatta and Maharashtra Times, has been a left-liberal Congress supporter throughout his career. Ms Pandey will be seeking her berth for the Upper House from the BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh while Mr Baluni will be party candidate from Uttarakhand. Read More »

Elizabeth Warren Insists She Isn't Running for President in 2020

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Elizabeth Warren is hoping to defuse an issue that has dogged her for years, her claims of Native American heritage, ahead of a possible run for president in 2020. When asked about her claim of Native American heritage, however, the MA lawmaker deflected, citing her family history and what she had been told by her parents. Read More »

Maharashtra farmers protest against agrarian distress

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Currently, the protest has reached Shahapur in Thane district, which is around 73 Km away from Mumbai . "We expect the number to reach 1 lakh before we march towards Vidhan Bhavan at noon", says Shankar Shedam, joint secretary, Maharashtra Rajya Kisan Sabha. Read More »

French President Emmanuel Macron receives ceremonial welcomes at Rashtrapati Bhavan

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The visiting President Macron, who spoke about right chemistry in bilateral relations with India, and Prime Minister Modi expressed satisfaction at the working of the bilateral Maritime Dialogue instituted in 2015. An agreement between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd and EDF, France, was signed to prescribe a way forward for the implementation of the 9900 MW Jaitapur nuclear power project at Madban village of Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra. Read More »

Mudavadi trashes Uhuru-Raila pact, says NASA is for all-inclusive dialogue

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The US has been urging direct talks between Kenyatta and Odinga to resolve the political strife. In their joint address, President Kenyatta said: "We will begin a process of discussing what ails us and what creates division amongst us". "As we fight ostensibly to save ourselves from each other, the reality is that we need to save our children from ourselves". The meeting, whose agenda was not disclosed, renewed a friendship between the leaders. Read More »

Steve Bannon: Wear label of 'racist' as a 'badge of honor'

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But Mr. Bannon, who said he was paying for the trip, said he was weighing whether to buy a name-brand outlet, like Newsweek or United Press International, or to start a new one, or to connect entrepreneurs with capital or invest himself. But despite her fighting rhetoric, her appetite for battle appears dented. "She wants to revive her links with party members and gear up for next year's European Elections". Read More »

President Erdogan says Turkey can enter Afrin centre 'at any moment'

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The Turkish leader had earlier alleged that the YPG is trying to establish a "terror corridor" on Turkey's southern border, linking Syria's northern city of Afrin with a large Kurdish-controlled area to the east. Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" to imply the terrorists in question either surrendered or were killed or captured. Ankara says the YPG is the Syrian branch of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has fought a three-decade insurgency in southeast Turkey. Read More »

United Nations envoy urges Taliban to respond to Afghan government offer

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The Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in the recently concluded Kabul Process conference in the Afghan capital, she said, laid out some important principles in his remarks about implementation of the peace process that this will be a part of a national plan that would encompass social development, that would be equitable, that would have a demobilization plan. Read More »

Meghan Markle breaks royal protocol with 10-year-old fan

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People reports that when 10-year-old Sophia Richards told Prince Harry that she wants to be an actress, he brought her over to meet Markle, who starred on "Suits" until she left the show to focus on her royal duties. "You've got to carry it on". " Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have said they want their Wedding Day to be shaped so as to allow members of the public to feel part of the celebrations too", a statement previously read. Read More »

Aid reaches Syria's Ghouta amid renewed regime attacks

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More than 1,000 civilians have been killed since Syria's government launched a brutal offensive on the rebel-controlled Eastern Ghouta enclave almost three weeks ago, a war monitor said on Saturday (March 10). Apart from Islamist groups such as Jaish al-Islam, jihadists from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), who are mostly linked to Al-Qaeda, are also deployed there. Read More »

Turkey termed as 'triangle of evil' by Saudi prince

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She opined that Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman's overseas visits amounts to a last reconnaissance trip to find out whether Saudi Aramco should do the IPO in London, New York or Hong Kong. During Prime Minister's Questions, the Prime Minister said that the Government was increasing aid to Yemen and was engaging with the Saudi government over ending the war. Read More »

Supreme Court Legalizes Passive Euthanasia with Guidelines

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India's Supreme Court Friday legalised passive euthanasia in a landmark judgment that places the power of choice to live in the hands of an individual. January 16, 2006: SC allowed the Delhi Medical Council (DMC) to intervene and asked it to file documents on passive euthanasia . A living will sets out a patient's wishes regarding how they want to be treated if they are seriously ill. Read More »

Spring Your Clocks Forward this Weekend for Daylight Saving Time

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Florida, in keeping with its outlier character, would secede from the national timetable and enjoy extra daylight after the sun sets in the rest of the Eastern Time Zone. - Some mornings, it will still be dark or close to dark at 8 a.m. Some cities like NY would observe it while rural areas around them did not. "The Eastern Time Zone is by far the biggest in the US because areas want to be on the same time as our financial and political capitals", Prerau said. Read More »

Initial 911 call in officer-involved shooting traced to Windsor

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Morton , who joined the Army in November 2005 and was twice deployed, returned in May 2014 from Afghanistan, where he served as a bridge crew member and radio communications manager, The Kansas City Star reported. In November, Waters was arrested in Harrisonville for unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance. He has been identified by the Missouri State Highway Patrol as James E. Read More »

Korea mulls entering new Pacific trade pact

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The agreement would have covered 40% of world trade with the Americans in it. The United States under Donald Trump may not be a huge fan of free trade across borders, but that's not stopping other countries from embracing it. President Trump partially backed away Thursday from ill-considered steel and aluminum tariffs, exempting Canada and Mexico. Joshua Rich, partner at McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, said: "In the end, by withdrawing from the TPP , the United States has lost ... Read More »

New theory over ex-spy 'poison attack' in Salisbury

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It was not clear who they are or whether they are linked to the case. Hundreds of investigators, led by counter-terror police, are working to find out who is responsible for what is feared to be a sophisticated plot amid heightened tensions between Britain and Russian Federation. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard says he'll return "soon", no friction between him and team

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The 26-year-old Leonard won't be joining the Spurs on the upcoming three-game road trip, which kicks off Thursday against the Golden State Warriors, followed by games at Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets. "It's been tough (not playing), but these guys have been doing it all season", Leonard said . I'm thankful for the teammates that I do have. I talk to [head coach Gregg Popovich] every day. Read More »

China sets GDP growth target of 6.5 percent for 2018

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China has also been developing a whole next-generation battery of weapons including hypersonic missiles and electromagnetic railguns. China has no desire to overturn the existing global order and its increasingly powerful military does not constitute a threat to others, the spokesman for the country's ceremonial legislature said Sunday . Read More »

Former Trump campaign chief faces arraignment in Virginia

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Manafort is set to face in Washington in September, while Mr. Manafort requested a November date. The federal judge in Virginia set July 10 as the start of Manafort's trial. Attorney Andrew Weissman, representing Special Counsel Robert Mueller, told the judge he expects the government will bring forward 20 to 25 witnesses. Read More »

Indian court restores converted Muslim girl's marriage

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Reacting to the Supreme Court order setting aside the Kerala High Court order and allowing Hadiya to live with her husband, her father Ashokan said he was pained to let his daughter go with a "terrorist". Oct 30: SC asks Hadiya's father to produce her on November 27. March 6 (ANI): Hadiya's father, KM Ashokan on Tuesday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court in connection with the alleged Kerala love jihad case. Read More »

Iran rebuffs French FM demands to curb missiles on Tehran visit

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Since taking office, Trump has accused Iran of committing " multiple violations " under the JCPOA and threatened to withdraw the United States from the agreement. France has ballistic missiles with ranges of more than 6,000 kilometres, which can be launched from submarines, but Le Drian said Iran was risking fresh sanctions if it did not curb its missile programme, which is now limited to 2,000 kilometres. Read More »