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Winter storm warning issued for parts of the Midlands

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Roads and bridges may be slippery late Tuesday night and Wednesday morning when the snow melts on warmer pavement and quickly refreezes into a thin glaze of ice. Sunday , there is a 70 percent chance of showers with a high near 49, the weather service said. The warming trend will continue for Thursday and Friday with highs in the 30s for both days! Monday , it will be sunny with a high near 42, the weather service said. Read More »

Steve Bannon expected to meet with House Intel Committee

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The same source familiar with the matter, while confirming Mueller's subpoena of Bannon, said that the White House has not placed any restrictions on Bannon's testimony to Mueller and that he is free to cooperate fully with Mueller's investigation and answer any questions Mueller's team poses to him. Read More »

Tax changes expected in this week's state budget proposal

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With the state's deficit, Cuomo continues to push for more shared services. Cuomo, a Democrat, says he also wants to look into legalizing marijuana in NY. Gallivan pledged to advocate for fair and equitable distribution of state aid to school districts to make sure "all students have access to a quality education no matter what school they attend". Read More »

Winston Peters attends talks on North Korea

North Korea has been accused of using the waters to ship oil and skirt sanctions. Countries including the United Arab Emirates, Peru, Spain and Portugal have either severed diplomatic ties with North Korea or expelled its ambassadors. With this in mind, the Japanese Foreign Ministry official told Asean reporters in Tokyo that this was "the last time, the last opportunity" to push for a denuclearised Korean peninsula, as he cautioned that North Korea may otherwise "go even further". Read More »

Trump blames Senator Durbin for blowing immigration deal

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Trump has been accused of using the word "shithole" to describe African countries during an Oval Office meeting last Thursday with a bipartisan group of six senators. "I didn't hear that word either, I certainly didn't hear what Senator Durbin has said repeatedly", Cotton said. "Durbin has a history of misrepresenting what happens in White House meetings". Read More »

Repatriation to take two years, first batch to include 1200 refugees: government

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There is a "grave risk" in plans for repatriation for Rohingya refugees to Myanmar without the understanding of their legal status, destination and willingness to return, a parliament committee report said . USA -based Human Rights Watch said the discussions between Myanmar and Bangladesh failed to include any understanding of what the Rohingya want. "Everyone will go back if our rights are granted, but they won't go back to face persecution again", Ali, who fled Maungdaw in Rakhine in ... Read More »

Schumer: 'I Totally Believe' Durbin About Trump 'Shithole' Remarks

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Republicans are seeking an increase in military spending, while Democrats want a DACA deal and a matching increase in non-defense funding. White House officials say they want a system more like Canada's or Australia's, where hopeful immigrants are evaluated on what kinds of skills or knowledge they can bring to the country. Read More »

A few inches of snow possible starting Tuesday night

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A winter weather advisory has been issued for several North Texas counties, including Dallas, Tarrant, Collin and Rockwall. He said to take note of areas that tend to get shade as ice may remain there longer. Three to five inches of snow are expected, causing slippery road conditions, including during the morning commute. Wind chills will dip into single digits by sunrise. Read More »

GOP senator: Trump didn't make 's-hole' remark

President Trump is perhaps at the point where he should take similar measures to prevent Democrats (and perhaps some Republicans) from lying about his conversations with him. and later said the counter-protesters deserved blame as well. He reportedly told U.S. Sen. Now, however, some of Trump's Republican allies are insisting he never said that word. Read More »

Sexual Abuse: Pope Francis Apologises On Behalf Of Catholic Church

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The spiritual highlight of Francis's visit will take place Tuesday - a giant open-air mass for some 400,000 pilgrims at the city's O'Higgins Park. "And I know Chile well". "The Karadima case created a ferocious wound", said Chile's ambassador to the Holy See, Mariano Fernandez Amunategui. Francis faced controversy on another front as well: Overnight three more Catholic churches were torched, including one burned to the ground in the southern Araucania region where Francis will visit on ... Read More »

Police confirm: Dolores O'Riordan's death not treated as suspicious

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Publicist Lindsey Holmes said O'Riordan died suddenly while in the United Kingdom capital where she was recording. DOLORES O'RIORDAN: (Singing) In your head, in your head, zombie , zombie , zombie . How did she become the lead singer of this band? "When we heard she liked our version and wanted to sing on it, it was the greatest compliment a new band, or any band for that matter, could have received", he said. Read More »

Pope Francis: Fears of Mass Migration Are 'Legitimate' and 'Fully Comprehensible'

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The Latin American church has long featured both conservative, pro-establishment tendencies and social activist elements, occasionally leading to tension within its hierarchy. From there, he will go to the Apostolic Nunciature, where he will stay overnight. The lack of initiative in fighting against corruption is also seen by many Chileans as a way of slowing down development and keeping poor people from prospering. Read More »

Pakistan optimistic for peace in light of North, South Korea talks

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Seoul should negotiate carefully to avoid the embarrassment of having the North's propaganda being promoted at the Olympics , said Cheong Seong-Chang, analyst at the Sejong Institute think tank. Seoul says the two Koreas have agreed in principle to field a joint women's ice hockey team during next month's Olympics in South Korea and have relayed their position to the International Olympic Committee. Read More »

Hopes for United States migrant deal fade after Trump 's***hole' controversy

His comments followed four tweets on the same topic on Saturday. The White House initially offered no denial of the charge that Trump questioned why the United States would want to accept immigrants from "s-hole countries". Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer has insisted on attaching a Dreamers compromise to the spending bill, saying it's the only viable path to getting it done. Read More »

Dreamers 'critical' to Dems' 'electoral success,' Palmieri memo says

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United States judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump from ending an Obama-era programme that protected from deportation migrants who had entered America illegally as children. The Hill reports that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said "a solution is in sight", but also expressing concerns that Republicans are pushing to hard to add border security measures to a final agreement. Read More »

China not helpful enough on North Korea, says US President Donald Trump

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State Department on Monday of lying when a U.S. official asserted Moscow and Beijing had been consulted and supported the Vancouver meeting of 20 diplomats from countries that were involved in the 1950-53 Korean War. Both the newspaper, owned by Trump's friend Rupert Murdoch , and the White House released their own recordings of the same brief section of the interview to back up their positions. Read More »

Haitian ambassador condemns Trump's alleged remarks

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During a meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers last week, Trump had expressed frustration over some participants pushing for immigrants from certain "shithole" countries . President George W. Bush accepted a portrait of King for display in the White House from his widow, Coretta Scott King, in 2002. "It is his advisors to blame for the disparaging remarks about Haiti and Africa and such racist remarks will hurt U.S. Read More »

In the Supreme Court crisis, Tuesday might bring fresh fireworks

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The Central Bureau of Investigation arrested a retired Odisha high court judge in one of the MCI scam cases. Mannan Mishra claims that over Sunday and Monday, a seven-member council delegation led by him met 19 of the top court's 25 judges, including the CJI and the four dissident judges. Read More »

First Alert Forecast: "1-3" of snow expected today

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Get our daily forecasts on your Amazon Alexa device. We will drop into the single digits by Tuesday night . Slightly warmer air will arrive on Tuesday before it gets cold again Wednesday and Thursday . Jefferson Memorial from a different perspective. Look for light southerly winds to make for great outdoor conditions for all the Martin Luther King Day festivities and parades happening across all of Southwest Louisiana. Read More »

African continent unites against President Trump's alleged offensive slur

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Trump also turned to the immigration issue on Twitter Sunday, reiterating his opposition to the visa lottery. The PM said there was no other way to describe President Trump's remarks. The president added: "Did you see what various senators in the room said about my comments?" What I am hearing from John Mahama and his cohorts regarding Trump's utterances or what people consider as insults to Africans and other Caribbean nations. Read More »

Trump pushes for merit-based immigration system

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In 2016, in response to a question about then-candidate Trump's views on immigration and his intention to build a wall along the US border with Mexico, Francis said a man with such views was "not Christian". According to the Washington-based news website, AU said that Trump's remarks "dishonour the celebrated American creed and respect for diversity and human dignity". Read More »