• The Queen urges the United Kingdom to 'look for common ground'
The Queen urges the United Kingdom to 'look for common ground'

The Queen joined the Sandringham branch of the WI in 1943 when she was still Princess Elizabeth, and attends each year. Meanwhile, the Brexit debate has become increasingly heated as the date on which the United Kingdom is due to leave the EU - March 29 - gets ever closer.

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  • Louis police officer charged with manslaughter in fatal Russian Roulette game
Louis police officer charged with manslaughter in fatal Russian Roulette game

The statement said Alix then took the gun, pointed it at Hendren and pulled the trigger, when it again didn't fire. Hendren then took the gun back from Alix and pulled the trigger, shooting Alix in the chest, police said. The statement was provided by Sgt. Richard Hellmeier, Hendren's partner, who was on-duty and with the two at the time of the...

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  • Snow, wind and cold
Snow, wind and cold

Thursday will have a high of zero with some light snow late in the day and into Friday with temps climbing into the teens. Most of the system should be out of here going into Monday night. Risky cold will follow this winter storm with potential for wind chills to dive below -35° both Wednesday and Thursday mornings. Winds coming from the southwest ...

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  • Forecast is full of winter weather. Take your pick
Forecast is full of winter weather. Take your pick

While wind chills won't be in the 50-60 degree below zero ballpark in Virgnia, double digit wind chills below zero will be possible and likely colder than that felt Monday . The coldest air of the season and in several years arrives behind it for next week. Friday will be a cloudy, breezy day. The wind will die down throughout the evening, s...

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  • Mulvaney: Trump Will Secure the Border 'With or Without Congress'
Mulvaney: Trump Will Secure the Border 'With or Without Congress'

All that for an agreement that contains no guarantee Pelosi and her fellow Democrats will provide a dime for Trump's wall, which Pelosi has called "immoral" and has said Congress will not finance. It will take the Federal Register, which publishes government regulatory actions, weeks to catch up with the backlog of documents, which will delay ...

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  • Hundreds gather in Paris for 11th weekend of 'yellow vest' protests
Hundreds gather in Paris for 11th weekend of 'yellow vest' protests

Multiple anti-government protests took place in Paris and other cities, centred on Macron policies seen as favouring the rich. France deployed about 80,000 police officers to patrol the events and to disperse trouble. They threw a grenade at me and I took a [rubber] bullet. "I was attacked twice - a grenade to the foot, and the bullet", Rodrigues...

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  • Canada's Ambassador to China fired for suggesting Huawei arrest
Canada's Ambassador to China fired for suggesting Huawei arrest "political"

Trudeau announced in a statement that he had asked for and accepted the resignation of John McCallum, without specifying the reason for McCallum's exit. Scheer said the envoy had undermined Canada's position with China by delivering different and conflicting messages. Mr. McCallum's remarks surprised many and fueled speculation that Canada migh...

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  • Trump signs interim budget, going to build wall on border with Mexico
Trump signs interim budget, going to build wall on border with Mexico

She added: 'I'm not going to be able to provide you some type of insight or legal analysis. Berman noted that, according to former Trump Campaign Manager, Trump was often in contact with his old friend Roger Stone , which he did not like.

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  • Trump caves, signs bill to reopen United States government
Trump caves, signs bill to reopen United States government

Falwell encouraged Trump to declare a national emergency if Democrats haven't agreed to wall funding by the time the current deal expires. It's obvious to many that these actions being taken to stop Trump from speaking is simply a way for the Democrats to save themselves from Trump's wrath when he will undoubtedly bash them during the State of th...

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  • Channel Police Call Off Search For Missing Footballer Emiliano Sala
Channel Police Call Off Search For Missing Footballer Emiliano Sala

Meanwhile, a petition launched in France to have the search resumed has now gathered more than 80,000 signatures. "We would look at operational aspects of the flight and that would include licensing", he said . The Civil Aviation Authority said the aircraft was registered in the USA, so fell under its regulations. Captain David Barker ackn...

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  • Heavy snow set to batter Brits as temperatures plummet across the UK
Heavy snow set to batter Brits as temperatures plummet across the UK

Sunday night will be cold with occasional showers - some of which may be prolonged and wintry in northern areas. A cold day with highest temperatures of 4 to 8 degrees. Lowest temperatures will fall to between zero and -3 degree with a widespread hard frost. Fresh blustery west to northwest winds. The latest predictions is for a belt of cold weathe...

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  • Covington Bishop Apologizes to Covington Catholic Students
Covington Bishop Apologizes to Covington Catholic Students

Diocese workers reported that they received a handful of packages that they had not ordered and suspected they could be from some of the hundreds of detractors who issued credible threats of violence to Covington Catholic High School, the Covington Diocese itself, Covington students and their families, and to faculty and administration.

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  • Jared Kushner 'granted top-level security clearance against advice of White House specialists'
Jared Kushner 'granted top-level security clearance against advice of White House specialists'

They said Mr Kushner was "one of at least 30 cases in which Kline overruled career security experts and approved a top secret one of at least 30 cases in which Kline overruled career security experts and approved a top secret clearance for incoming Trump officials despite unfavourable information".

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  • Greek Parliament ratifies Macedonia name change
Greek Parliament ratifies Macedonia name change

In summer 2018, the easing of relations led to a joint declaration by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev that the name dispute was finally over. The lawmaker, Theodora Tzakri, said her family had been at home at the time of the petrol bomb attack, which she blamed on far-right activists opposed to th...

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  • Trump confidant Stone charged with lying about hacked emails
Trump confidant Stone charged with lying about hacked emails

CNN aired video of the raid at Stone's home in Fort Lauderdale , Florida, showing agents in body armor using large weapons and night-vision equipment, running up to the home and banging on the door. Just days later, he wrote an op-ed supportive of Trump, arguing Trump alone had the stature, experience, and guts to take on the entrenched special i...

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  • Give first round to Pelosi over Trump in shutdown skirmish
Give first round to Pelosi over Trump in shutdown skirmish

Pelosi had kept her boisterous caucus of Democrats surprisingly united throughout the standoff. "If we don't get a fair deal from Congress , the government will either shut down on February 15 - again - or I would use the powers afforded to me under the laws and the Constitution of the United States to address this emergency".

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  • Soros claims Orwellian China poses global threat
Soros claims Orwellian China poses global threat

The rapidly improving instruments of control that machine learning and artificial intelligence can produce are giving repressive regimes an inherent advantage. Now Americans are trying to do it the other way around, they're trying to create a balancing coalition between Russian Federation and America against China, and we can see that it will m...

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  • Florida Secretary of State resigns over blackface costume mocking Hurricane Katrina victims
Florida Secretary of State resigns over blackface costume mocking Hurricane Katrina victims

The photo was taken several months after Ertel had become election supervisor for Seminole County and just two months after the storm ravaged the Gulf Coast and left almost 2,000 people dead. Asked if Ertel had anything to say on his own behalf, his office simply confirmed the resignation. "I want people to be able to lead and not have any of...

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  • Food Bank Providing Food to Federal Workers in Luzerne County
Food Bank Providing Food to Federal Workers in Luzerne County

While Trump said he was unfamiliar with the specifics of Ross' comments , he offered a possible explanation: That federal workers who have been furloughed or forced to work without pay should be able to easily get relief from businesses in their community.

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  • Canada ambassador walks back comments on Huawai executive
Canada ambassador walks back comments on Huawai executive

That helped fuel the widely held view in China that Meng's arrest was a political move by the Trump administration to gain leverage in the clash between the two countries over trade and technology rather than a law enforcement matter. The Huawei executive will "continue to have full access to the Canadian judicial system, which is impartial and obj...

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