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World News White House pulls environmental advisor nominee who doubted climate change
Author: 0 White House pulls environmental advisor nominee who doubted climate change

The Washington Post first reported the White House decision. Her nomination had been seen as troubled in recent days. During a November 8 hearing before the committee, Hartnett White was pressed by lawmakers of both parties on several past statements, including her defense of carbon dioxide emissions and rejection of climate change science.

World News Indians named in ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup team
Author: 0 Indians named in ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup team

Opener Manjot Kalra then smashed 101 not out to lead India to the title with more than 11 overs to spare. Congratulating the team for beating Australia in the final BCCI Committee of Administrators (COA) chief Vinod Rai said: "I congratulate the U19 team who have made the country proud".

Author: 0 North Korea criticizes Trump administration as a racist billionaire's club

Following Trump's worrisome "fire and fury" comments and his boasts about having a "bigger and more powerful" nuclear button , sources indicate that cabinet officials like National Security Advisor H.R. If this quote is accurate, Pottinger must be fired, he and the Trump administration must issue an apology and tell the American people and North Korea this is not usa policy.

World News PyeongChang 2018 Cultural Olympiad kicks off in South Korean coastal city
Author: 0 PyeongChang 2018 Cultural Olympiad kicks off in South Korean coastal city

He understands that unilateral concessions will not improve South Korea's position vis-à-vis the other regional and global powers reacting to North Korean behavior. Winter is coming and so are the Olympic athletes. Next week in Pyeongchang, for the first time in an Olympics, the North and South are to field a combined women's ice hockey team as part of a unity effort engineered by South Korean government officials.

World News Trump won't take part in Super Bowl interview
Author: 0 Trump won't take part in Super Bowl interview

Taylor, marketing professor at the Villanova School of Business. Georgia senators unanimously passed a resolution Thursday denouncing the National Football League for allowing players to kneel but not letting a veterans group advertise in the printed game program for the Super Bowl.

World News 'Celebrity Big Brother': India Willoughby's Dalek Confession Stuns Fans (And Amanda Barrie!)
Author: 0 'Celebrity Big Brother': India Willoughby's Dalek Confession Stuns Fans (And Amanda Barrie!)

She said: "I nearly think a guy in this house would feel more comfortable flirting with Shane (Jenek ), because he's a gay guy, and they would be less comfortable flirting with me". The news broadcaster, who transitioned in 2015, entered the house earlier this week and met her fellow housemates. Some viewers took the statement as less of a joke, with one scathing tweet reading: "Katy Price is vile.

World News Why striking North Korea first is a very bad idea
Author: 0 Why striking North Korea first is a very bad idea

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho departs after addressing the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in NY, U.S., September 23, 2017. The Pentagon did not respond to a request for comment on the North Korean statement about the drills, but a spokesman for the U.S. State Department, Mike Cavey, said: "The United States and our allies and partners in the region have long conducted routine exercises to maintain readiness".

World News Trump meets North Korea defectors at White House
Author: 0 Trump meets North Korea defectors at White House

A giant North Korean flag hanging from a North Korean apartment in the athletes' village also captured the media spotlight. North Korea's foreign minister is warning the United States that its deployment of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and planned military exercises immediately after the Winter Olympics threaten improved relations between the two Koreas.

World News FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Winter Weather Advisory in effect west of Richmond
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A storm system moving in Sunday will start as freezing rain for some of us. A glaze of ice accumulation from freezing rain is expected to be less than one-tenth of an inch. Steady snow stays with us into the early evening becoming more scattered after around 6PM. Monday is cooler with a high of only 39 degrees. Pleasant, Alma, Caro, Gladwin, and Standish can expect 4 to 7 inches.

World News Top Six meeting today with Zuma could decide his fate?
Author: 0 Top Six meeting today with Zuma could decide his fate?

There have been mixed signals from within the ANC about Zuma's fate, with delegations led by new ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa pressing that he is engaging with Zuma and ironing out a smooth transition - while secretary general Ace Magashule and deputy Jessie Duarte are adamant Zuma's early exit is not on the formal agenda.

World News Man who defected from North Korea recalls regime's oppression, hazardous escape
Author: 0 Man who defected from North Korea recalls regime's oppression, hazardous escape

At a subsequent meeting in the Oval Office with North Korean defectors, Trump characterized as "tricky" the effort to pressure North Korea to denuclearize the Korean peninsula. The efforts at reconciliation follow a year of heightened animosities over North Korea's increasingly sophisticated nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, which Pyongyang says can now reach the USA mainland.

World News Trump, Abe discuss Korean Peninsula, US base relocation over phone
Author: 0 Trump, Abe discuss Korean Peninsula, US base relocation over phone

The White House is pushing top Pentagon officials to present strategies regarding North Korea. He accused the United States of misleading public opinion by claiming that its pressure campaign, including "their harshest sanctions", had brought about the inter-Korean talks, when the "dramatic turning point" was thanks to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un .

World News Congress is Standing at the Exit Gate in Karnataka: PM Narendra Modi
Author: 0 Congress is Standing at the Exit Gate in Karnataka: PM Narendra Modi

Speaking to TNM, Vatal Nagaraj said, "We are protesting against Modi here at Freedom Park". In Karnataka, even though the BJP has rolled out its Hindutva plank in the saffronised pockets and roped in Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, and poster boy of Hindutva, Yogi Adityanath, to set the tone for the election campaign, Modi will be the crucial link in the attempts to scuttle the populist stride of Siddaramaiah.

World News Shubhankar Sharma wins Maybank Championship with final-round 62
Author: 0 Shubhankar Sharma wins Maybank Championship with final-round 62

Khalin Joshi of India and Berry Henson of the United States trail the leaders by one shot after matching 65s. Alongside Warren are the two overnight leaders, Thai teenager Phachara Khongwatmai and Italian Nino Bertasio , as well as Khongwatmai's compatriot, Prayad Marksaeng , and Japanese pair Hideto Tanihara and Ryo Ishikawa .

World News Two dead, 50 injured as Amtrak, freight trains collide in SC
Author: 0 Two dead, 50 injured as Amtrak, freight trains collide in SC

Emergency responders are attending the scene. This is a developing story and will be updated . The incident took place at around 2.35am local time in Cayce, South Carolina . Lexington County Sheriff's Department officials confirmed the derailment. Anyone with questions regarding the passengers on the train can contact Amtrak at 1-800-523-9101.

World News Maduro picked as Venezuela's socialist party candidate
Author: 0 Maduro picked as Venezuela's socialist party candidate

Maduro claims the United States and opposition parties are part of an worldwide right-wing conspiracy to oust him and get their hands on the OPEC nation's oil wealth. The U.S. has the greatest economic leverage over Venezuela, and its sanctions have already triggered a de facto debt default. Cabello said it was "totally natural" that Maduro, 55, be given the nomination, calling him a "comrade of irreproachable revolutionary conduct".

World News Over 5000 killed or injured in Yemen war
Author: 0 Over 5000 killed or injured in Yemen war

The UNICEF report , gives suggestions as to how the outside world can assist Yemeni children, including the lifting of sanctions on the imports of goods into Yemen. The blockade on all Yemen's entry points in November 2017 by the Saudi-led coalition led to dramatic food and fuel shortages and related price increases that have deprived people of access to clean water, food and health care.

World News IDF continues search for Havat Gilad terrorist in West Bank operation
Author: 0 IDF continues search for Havat Gilad terrorist in West Bank operation

During the night, IDF forces arrested an associate suspected of collaboration in the attack. The IDF statement said that during the activity several riots were instigated and security forces responded with riot dispersal means. In an operation led by the Israel Police's counterterrorism unit, security forces used a technique known as "pressure cooker", in which troops use a number of high-intensity weapons and tools to disorient the suspects inside a house before knocking down a wall and ...

World News Best Lines from Donald Trump's State of the Union Address
Author: 0 Best Lines from Donald Trump's State of the Union Address

And for much of the speech, it seemed as though the rest of them might as well have stayed home too. Six years later, conservative author David Horowitz warned that criticism of President Barack Obama was approaching "over-the-top hysteria", which he branded "Obama Derangement Syndrome".

World News Indian mission in Nigeria monitoring case of missing ship: MEA
Author: 0 Indian mission in Nigeria monitoring case of missing ship: MEA

MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted that the Indian mission in the Nigerian capital Abuja is in contact with authorities in Nigeria and Benin. On Friday, Hong Kong-based ship management group Anglo-Eastern reported that it has lost contact with the product tanker Marine Express at a position off Benin.

World News Congress wins Rajasthan by-polls; Rahul lauds state unit
Author: 0 Congress wins Rajasthan by-polls; Rahul lauds state unit

Sources said a defeat in these by-elections, seen as prestige battle for both the BJP and the Congress, may weaken CM Vasundhara Raje's position within the party. In a major turnaround, Congress has convincingly won the Mandalgarh Assembly seat after initially trailing at the second spot in Rajasthan bye-elections.

World News Trump speaks to Japan's PM, S Korea's President about North Korea
Author: 0 Trump speaks to Japan's PM, S Korea's President about North Korea

North Korea responded to President Donald Trump calling the country " depraved " and inhumane with its own compilation of U.S. human rights "abuses" sent out across state media. "Return is impossible." In the Philippines, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana told The Associated Press that it did not really matter that Trump failed to mention United States policy on the South China Sea disputes involving China, the Philippines and four other governments, but that Manila would lend its support ...

World News Discovery beneath jungle cover rewrites Mayan historical past
Author: 0 Discovery beneath jungle cover rewrites Mayan historical past

This digital 3D image provided by Guatemala's Mayan Heritage and Nature Foundation, PACUNAM, shows a depiction of the Mayan archaeological site at Tikal in Guatemala created using LiDAR aerial mapping technology. Utilizing a new laser light technique ( Lidar System ) that shoots lasers from a plane, scientists were able to penetrate the Earth's surface and find the structures masked by centuries of time.

World News PM strongly condemns attack on army unit in Swat
Author: 0 PM strongly condemns attack on army unit in Swat

An officer was among those who died in the bombing, which left 13 injured and was claimed by the Pakistani Taliban in an email to journalists. The suicide bomber struck in the Kabal area of theSwat district, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), a media wing of Pakistan army said in a statement.

World News The naked truth on Jacob Rees-Mogg heckler Joshua Connor
Author: 0 The naked truth on Jacob Rees-Mogg heckler Joshua Connor

The incident came a few days after Jacob Rees-Mogg confessed that he "deeply regrets" attending an event alongside far-right activist Gregory Lauder-Frost, who was revealed to have made racist comments about black and Jewish people. I was standing in front of him when he punched me. "They shouted at me, but they weren't going to hit me". "I wanted to stop anyone being hit because the whole thing would have degenerated".

World News Madurai: Hindu outfit seeks action over Meenakshi temple fire
Author: 0 Madurai: Hindu outfit seeks action over Meenakshi temple fire

Fortunately, the sculptures in the hall were saved by the timely intervention of the temple staff and the fire and rescue services personnel, the temple authorities said. Besides, two pillars got dislocated, a temple official said on the condition of anonymity. About 300 police personnel have been deployed in and around the temple for security.

World News Paul Ryan tweets about 1.50 dollar pay boost, then deletes it
Author: 0 Paul Ryan tweets about 1.50 dollar pay boost, then deletes it

Ryan included a link to an Associated Press story in the tweet that explained how the legislation has benefited workers and corporations. Enough to cover her year-long Costco membership, she boasted. a whopping $1.50 more in her paycheck per week. Ryan's office was not immediately available to comment over the weekend. President Donald Trump signed the sweeping changes into law in December.

World News Vermont delegation: Nunes memo is an attack on Mueller investigation
Author: 0 Vermont delegation: Nunes memo is an attack on Mueller investigation

Former FBI chief James Comey mocked the memo's release as being of little interest after all , and branded the document "dishonest and misleading". "A lot of people should be ashamed of themselves", he added. Earlier on Friday the president accused top officials of politicising FBI and justice department investigations to damage his Republican party.

World News Budget 2018: No immediate benefits for retail sector
Author: 0 Budget 2018: No immediate benefits for retail sector

It is expected to accelerate the development process of the country, Ease of Doing Business as well as Ease of Living. Indian officials have said "the world's largest government funded health care programme" would have a central allocation of 20 billion rupees in 2018-19, but added that more funds would be made available as the programme is rolled out over the year.

World News Mitt Romney will make Utah Senate race announcement February 15
Author: 0 Mitt Romney will make Utah Senate race announcement February 15

So far the former MA governor has not spoken publicly about specific political ambitions for 2018, but CNN reports that he is planning to formally announce his bid for Hatch's Senate seat later this month. In the most recent presidential election, Romney was vocally critical of President Donald Trump. Herbert ultimately won re-election with 66.7% of the vote in November 2016.