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World News #MeToo: US Democratic lawmakers urge wearing black to Trump speech
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Frankel is a leader of the Democratic Women's Working Group in the House. "Some members will be bringing survivors of sexual assault and advocates as their guests", she told NBC News . More than a dozen women came forward to publicly accuse Trump of sexual harassment during the 2016 presidential campaign. One lawmaker who spoke to NBC said Democrats would be "no better" than Republicans if they retaliated in kind at the State of the Union.

World News Willie Nelson cancels shows, recuperates in Texas
Author: 0 Willie Nelson cancels shows, recuperates in Texas

When he took the stage at Harrah's Resort SoCal, he commenced singing Whiskey River, but he suffered a coughing fit and shortness of breath from the outset, according to, ceased singing and exited the stage. We're told Willie plans on resting up for a few weeks and then getting on the road again to continue touring. On Twitter, a number of fans extended well-wishes to the famed country crooner.

World News Well-Known Australian Teenager Becomes New Face Of Cyber-Bullying Victims
Author: 0 Well-Known Australian Teenager Becomes New Face Of Cyber-Bullying Victims

Her father, Tick Everett , posted about her death on Facebook Sunday, saying bullying is what caused the girl end her life. Also joining in the national sombre mood was Dolly's former iconic employer, with Akubra posting a tribute to the teen who had once been the face of previous Christmas advertisements, telling their followers 'bullying of any type is unacceptable '.

World News President Donald Trump Isn't Fazed By Oprah Winfrey: 'I'll Beat Oprah'
Author: 0 President Donald Trump Isn't Fazed By Oprah Winfrey: 'I'll Beat Oprah'

Trump , of course, was a businessman-turned-reality-television-star before his extraordinary political rise. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., noted that Winfrey, like Trump, lacks any kind of governing experience. Speculation has been mounting over a possible 2020 presidential bid by Oprah since her speech at the Golden Globes . She was born into a poor home in MS but broke through as a television news and talk show personality in the 1980s.

World News Discovery Communications moving national headquarters to Knoxville
Author: 0 Discovery Communications moving national headquarters to Knoxville

Discovery Communications will reportedly leave Silver Spring for New York City , ending 14 years in the DC suburb. Discovery said it expects to sell its Silver Spring building about a year after it closes the Scripps acquisition. NY always has been home to the global media industry as well as our partners on Madison Avenue and Wall Street, many of our creative and production community and, increasingly, our new short- and mid-form content partners.

World News More snow, more cold + Montana road conditions
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Thursday . Little or no snow accumulation expected. The National Weather Service is watching an approaching frontal system that will produce rain Thursday night into Friday . Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Morning fog is anticipated Wednesday and a slight chance of freezing drizzle is expected after 4 p.m., as a mild high of 38 degrees provides the last vestiges of this January thaw fueled in part by a south wind with gusts up to 20 miles per hour.

World News Rocky Horror boss has no memory of issues
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McLachlan was playing Dr Frank N. Furter in the performance and, following the allegations , has stepped down from the 2018 run of the show, which opened in Adelaide on New Year's Eve. Today, the ABC reported that another woman and a man who worked as part of the crew on the 2014 Rocky Horror Show production had also come forward with accusations of inappropriate behaviour against McLachlan.

World News Wet weather returns Wednesday, keep an eye out for slippery roads
Author: 0 Wet weather returns Wednesday, keep an eye out for slippery roads

Afternoon temperatures will only be in the upper-30s to low-40s. We could have less than 2 mile visibility through the area into the afternoon hours. Friday: Rain early mixing to freezing rain through the afternoon. Temperatures today topped 40 degrees on Tuesday and this little January thaw isn't over yet. With fairly light breezes and sunshine to start the day before some clouds increase, the mid 30s will feel relatively warm compared to the frigid temperatures we shivered to the last ...

World News Trump Aides Plan Mass Exodus in Wake of Explosive Book Revelations
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The book, dismissed by Mr Trump as full of lies , depicts a chaotic White House, a President who was ill-prepared to win the office in 2016, and Trump aides who scorned his abilities. opened at midnight last night to start selling the book. The book itself, reviewed by Business Insider from a copy acquired prior to its Friday publication, is not always clear about what level of confidence the author has in any particular assertion.

World News Real Madrid vs Numancia
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Lucas Vazquez scored a brace as Real Madrid booked their place in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey following a 2-2 second-leg draw with Numancia at the Bernabeu. He said: "We lose a lot because he's our leader and our captain. You can analyse it however you like, call it a crisis or whatever, but we are looking for solutions and to make things better", he said.

World News Trump's checkup comes as chatter about his health lingers
Author: 0 Trump's checkup comes as chatter about his health lingers

This deadline gives the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs 60 days to develop the new health care plans. Shulkin identified veteran suicide as one of the administration's top priorities, stating that veterans who left the military within a year are almost twice as likely to commit suicide as any other age group.

World News Federal court rejects NC's congressional maps
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The ruling and its chief demand - that the Republican-dominated legislature create a new landscape of congressional districts by January 24 - infused new turmoil into the political chaos that has in recent years enveloped North Carolina. "The lines that are drawn up to form the districts that candidates run in for state legislature, for Congress, make a big deal of difference in terms of who's gonna win those elections", Wake Forest University professor of political science John Dinan said.

World News USA advises citizens not to travel to Afghanistan
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The US State Department on Wednesday issued four new levels of threat assessments for its citizens - from normal precautions to no travel - but kept Pakistan in the third category of "reconsider travel". The changes come at a time of global upheaval that's hard for many travelers to keep tabs on, but also a time of increased travel -- 2017 was on track to be a record year for the number of Americans traveling overseas.

World News Missing UPenn Student Blaze Bernstein Found Dead in California Park
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Vice Provost for University Life at Penn, Dr. Valarie Swain-Cade McCoullum, said Bernstein was set to be managing editor of the student-run food magazine on campus and wrote opinion columns for The Daily Pennsylvania as well as being a copy associate for the arts and culture section of the paper, ABC reported .

World News Pakistan wins toss, bats in 2nd ODI vs. New Zealand
Author: 0 Pakistan wins toss, bats in 2nd ODI vs. New Zealand

When players returned, New Zealand had a revised target of 151 from 25 overs under the Duckworth-Lewis system and Guptill and Taylor (45 not out) guided it to 151-2 with seven balls remaining. He followed that up with another six and a four in the next over off Shadab Khan. Thanks to Hasan and Shadab, Pakistan finished on 246/9 off their 50 overs.

World News Saudi arrests 11 princes over economic protest
Author: 0 Saudi arrests 11 princes over economic protest

In a statement, Mojeb said no one is above the law. The princes were taken to a maximum security prison and face a number of charges. The names of the 11 princes have not been made public. The Gulf kingdom has also intensified efforts to boost employment of its own citizens. About 1.18 million Saudis are employed in the government sector and there are more than 1.23 million pensioners and beneficiaries of pension payments, the central bank says.

World News Ford to launch diesel truck to grab fuel economy edge
Author: 0 Ford to launch diesel truck to grab fuel economy edge

The V6 will enable the F-150 to pull 11,400 lbs or carry a payload of 2,020 lbs, thanks to 250 horsepower and 440 lb-ft of torque; the latter number is delivered way down around 1,750 rpm. Felipe said that the diesel fuel tank will be 26 gallons, which is similar to the standard tank on Super Crew pickups, but smaller than the extended-range, 36-gallon tank offered on gas-powered models.

World News 3700 arrested during protests in Iran: MP
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United States officials had put the number held at 1,000. "The Trump Administration is deeply concerned by reports that the Iranian regime has imprisoned thousands of Iranian citizens in the past week for engaging in peaceful protests", the White House said in a statement.

World News 2 killed in protests over rape, killing of girl, 8, in Pakistan
Author: 0 2 killed in protests over rape, killing of girl, 8, in Pakistan

Speaking at Islamabad airport as he arrived back in the country, her father Ameen Ansari said, as his wife sobbed: "We will not bury Zainab until the killer is caught". At least two people were killed and several injured as paramilitary troops were called in to restore order. Regional police officer Zulfiqar Hameed told Reuters that four kidnappers had been arrested and another killed during an arrest attempt.

World News USA pastor gets standing ovation after admitting 'sexual incident' with teen
Author: 0 USA pastor gets standing ovation after admitting 'sexual incident' with teen

Woodson wrote . "Do you remember how you acted like you loved me and cared about me in order for me to cooperate in such acts, only to run out of the vehicle later and fall to your knees begging for forgiveness and for me not to tell anyone what had just happened?" There is a growing national spotlight on a Memphis pastor after revelations he had sexual contact with a high school girl 20 years ago .

World News Tanker and ship collision near Shangai leaves 32 passengers missing
Author: 0 Tanker and ship collision near Shangai leaves 32 passengers missing

The Sanchi tanker, registered in Panama, collided with the CF Crystal about 160 nautical miles off the coast near Shanghai on Saturday, China's Ministry of Transport said in statement. The Crystal's 21 crew members - all Chinese nationals - were rescued after the coalition. Oceanographer Simon Boxall of the University of Southampton told the BBC that the collision had caused a "big spill", but the winds were "keeping the oil offshore".

World News Enormous blaze threatens Dublin airport
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Eight units of Dublin Fire Brigade were required to tackle an enormous blaze that broke out beside Ireland's main airport. The fire services are working closely with the Irish Aviation Authority as they use drones to help direct their resources.

World News Trump Blasts
Author: 0 Trump Blasts "Sneaky" Dianne Feinstein for Posting Fusion GPS Testimony

In a statement accompanying the release of the Simpson transcript Tuesday, Feinstein said "the American people deserve the opportunity to see what (Simpson) said (about the dossier) and judge for themselves". " Republicans should finally take control!" he wrote. "Russia & the world is laughing at the stupidity they are witnessing". Grassley refused to release the transcripts, saying he would do so eventually, but that publication at this time would jeopardize the investigation.

World News NY unveils plans for fossil fuel divestment
Author: 0 NY unveils plans for fossil fuel divestment

NY has also filed a lawsuit seeking damages from BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil, and Royal Dutch Shell to help compensate its $ 20 billion plan to protect the city, economy and public services from the effects of climate change.

World News Huma Abedin And Anthony Weiner's Latest Divorce Details
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The couple was supposed to appear before a Manhattan judge Wednesday, but the judge said both sides had agreed to discontinue the case. Leading divorce attorney Michael Stutman, who is not involved in the case, said the former couple must agree on how to divvy up their assets and share custody of their 6-year-old son before bringing a second case.

Author: 0 Here's What Trump's DACA 'Bill Of Love' Could Look Like

The Senate's top Democrat says a bipartisan immigration deal that negotiators are seeking must be attached to must-pass budget legislation Congress will soon consider. 9, 2018, in Washington. On Wednesday, the White House also released a corrected transcript with Trump's answer: "I would like to do that". "Some of that data goes all the way to five to one Democrat to Republican", King said.

World News Supreme Court hears arguments on OH voter-purge practices
Author: 0 Supreme Court hears arguments on OH voter-purge practices

If the court rules in Ohio's favor, you can expect other states - well, those controlled by Republicans - to execute similar purges. We encourage people to vote in every election, to be participants in our republic. Helle said he had no idea his name had been dropped and said he mailed in absentee ballots in some years and not others. But more than half of OH voters typically do not vote in a federal midterm election .