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CBBC Newsround: Storm Erik to bring strong winds to United Kingdom this weekend

CBBC Newsround: Storm Erik to bring strong winds to United Kingdom this weekend It will be valid from 5am and remain in place until 1pm in the afternoon. Met Éireann on Thursday issued four separate weather warnings for Ireland, two Status Orange and two Status Yellow ahead of Storm Erik. Saturday will see the "strongest winds" lashing Northern England too, while coastal areas could be hit by winds as strong as 70mph. The Status Yellow - Wind warning for the rest of... [Full Article...]

Why Vietnam for the second Trump-Kim summit?

Why Vietnam for the second Trump-Kim summit? Trump then offered his theory that the election of Hillary Clinton would've resulted in war between the nuclear powers. Vietnam will host the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un later this month, Trump announced last night, throwing a spotlight on the Southeast Asian nation that has friendly relations with all of the main players. [Full Article...]

Russia Suspends Nuclear Arms Treaty After US Says to Pull Out

Russia Suspends Nuclear Arms Treaty After US Says to Pull Out China's missile forces are a pillar of its national security strategy aimed at removing the influence of USA forces in the Asia-Pacific region. Donald Trump , the United States president, has accused Moscow of violating the treaty with "impunity", a reference to years of complaints that it was secretly developing a prohibited missile. [Full Article...]

More Rain This Week, Icy Wednesday

More Rain This Week, Icy Wednesday Periods of rain will continue on Thursday , as temperatures hit 5 C before tapering back down to below freezing daytime highs. A First Alert Day Wednesday has been issued for the threat for freezing rain in the morning. Northeast winds gusting up to 50 km/h will also generate local blowing snow, leading to reduced visibilities. Snow and sleet accumulation is likely north of I-96. [Full Article...]

Lunar New Year welcomes the year of the pig

Lunar New Year welcomes the year of the pig If you are lucky enough to be born in the year of the pig you are believed to be optimistic , enthusiastic and hardworking. The fearless men and women crewing the Chinese naval escort fleet curtailing piracy and escorting civilian ships in the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somalia, embrace festivities for the New Year in their own way-far away from home. [Full Article...]

European Union nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela leader

European Union nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela leader Guaido issued the call in a surprise appearance via video link to the gathering of Lima Group members and several other partners, including the United States and European partners in Ottawa. Maduro's government, overseeing an economic collapse that has prompted 3 million Venezuelans to flee the country, lashed out at the European Union nations, saying their move would affect relations with Carac... [Full Article...]

Body found in wreckage of Sala's plane

Body found in wreckage of Sala's plane Sala , 28, a striker who played for Nantes in the French top flight, was preparing to start a new career in the Premier League at Cardiff. David Mearns, skipper of the search boat hired by Sala's family, confirmed that he found the debris in the English Channel north of Guernsey on Sunday morning. [Full Article...]

Pentagon: Islamic State could resurface in Syria within 6 months

Pentagon: Islamic State could resurface in Syria within 6 months Baghdad is firing back on Monday with calls to potentially boot US troops out of Iraq in response to President Donald Trump's comments that he wants to keep them there to "watch Iran ". Anchor Margaret Brennan asked the commander-in-chief if he wanted the troops there to "be able to strike in Iran?" That is the president's plan, as he announced in December the complete withdrawal of US ... [Full Article...]

Trump reverses course, says he and U.S. intelligence ‘in agreement’

Trump reverses course, says he and U.S. intelligence ‘in agreement’ The President did not provide examples of the areas the intelligence chiefs said they were misquoted. "I think I'm right, but time will prove that", Trump responded when asked about his level of confidence in Haspel and Coats". Iran is in financial chaos now because of the sanctions and Iran Deal termination. The views of the United States intelligence community appeared to be incompatible w... [Full Article...]

Israeli fire wounds 32 Palestinians - Gaza health ministry

Israeli fire wounds 32 Palestinians - Gaza health ministry Israel has said its actions are meant to defend its border and stop mass entry into its territory. "We strongly condemn Israel's unilateral termination of the mandate of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH), the multilateral observation mission in Hebron, Palestine", the Foreign Ministry said in a statement , calling for a reversal of the decision. [Full Article...]

Row as fake university nets 'visa cheats'

Row as fake university nets 'visa cheats' Indian news reports say as many as 129 Indians were among those detained on January 30 by U.S. immigration authorities in connection with enrollment at a fake university. Obama administration officials had also set up the other fake institution, the University of North Jersey, and ensnared over 1,000 students, a lot of them from India and China, in 2016. [Full Article...]

Helicopter Carrying Osinbajo Crash Lands In Kogi

Helicopter Carrying Osinbajo Crash Lands In Kogi The PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar , who posted his reaction on his social media handle, said: "Dear Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, I just received news of the crash of your helicopter in Kabba, Kogi State". In June 2017, he survived a similar accident when the chopper he was traveling in crash-landed shortly after take off in Gwagawalada, Abuja. In June previous year, h... [Full Article...]

Police Searching for Escaped Prisoner in Conroe; Considered Extremely Dangerous

Police Searching for Escaped Prisoner in Conroe; Considered Extremely Dangerous The alleged burglary followed his arrest for violation of a protective order. Marks is wanted in connection to the murder of his ex-girlfriend Jenna Scott and her friend Michael Swearingin. She is accused of allowing Marks and Maxwell to stay in her home between January 5 and January 9. "Our primary concern is for the safety of our community", she said. [Full Article...]

No tax for annual income upto Rs 5 lakh, says Piyush Goyal

No tax for annual income upto Rs 5 lakh, says Piyush Goyal Talking about exemption from taxation, PM Modi said that there has always been a demand to exempt those with annual income up to Rs 5 lakh and Modi government fulfilled it. Moreover, interest on bank savings accounts will be tax-free up to Rs 40,000 compared with Rs 10,000 now. 'Tax Rebate on the other hand, is a relief provided to taxpayers in the form of a refund on taxes already paid to t... [Full Article...]

Rival Protests Underway in Venezuela as General Defects

Rival Protests Underway in Venezuela as General Defects So don't cross that red line". In a possible sign of Maduro's weakening support, riot police who had planned on blocking demonstrators from reaching the rallies made a decision to let them pass in at least three cities, according to Guaido and Reuters witnesses. [Full Article...]

Trump allies in Senate lash out over troop withdrawal plans

Trump allies in Senate lash out over troop withdrawal plans Trump surprised US lawmakers and worldwide allies on December 19 by announcing he was withdrawing all 2,000 USA troops from Syria , where they are assisting a Syrian Arab and Kurdish alliance fighting against Islamic State militants and other forces. [Full Article...]

Calls Mount For Northam To Resign Over 'Disturbing' Yearbook Photo

Calls Mount For Northam To Resign Over 'Disturbing' Yearbook Photo This image shows Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's page in his 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook. Northam told members of the media he was in touch with some of his former medical school colleagues who said they believed numerous pictures in the yearbook were mixed up. [Full Article...]

Cory Booker Announces He's Running for President

Cory Booker Announces He's Running for President Booker also addressed one of the key issues during the race, health care, saying he would not get rid of all private insurance even as he supports universal health care. He played for his high school football team before going on to attend a number of top universities, including Stanford, Oxford and eventually Yale Law School. [Full Article...]

Pelosi Would be 'BEGGING' for the Wall If Not for Tijuana Barrier

Pelosi Would be 'BEGGING' for the Wall If Not for Tijuana Barrier Originally, Trump reveled in the word " wall ", leading chants at political rallies of "build the wall !" "If you're asking if there is any money for the border wall? ". Customs and Border Protection to hire 1,000 more customs agents, and $400 million for buying and deploying security technology. She added that the 17 House and Senate negotiators should decide the components of the nation's bo... [Full Article...]

See the Chicago River Freeze and 'Smoke' Amid Frigid Winter Weather

See the Chicago River Freeze and 'Smoke' Amid Frigid Winter Weather Right now, it's the second coldest day on record at minus 24 F. "Extreme weather conditions and an abundance of caution have led Amtrak to cancel all train originations to and from Chicago for Wednesday, Jan. The battle against the cold is much the same across the upper Midwest. Officials in multiple states warned that the extreme weather should be taken seriously, with the risk of h... [Full Article...]


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