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Ms Ryan said a cold polar northwest airflow would bring rain, hail, sleet and snow. The Met Office warned of possible disruption including delays on roads, stranded vehicles and cancelled rail and air travel. Very cold tomorrow Wednesday. But will we see snow in Portsmouth and the surrounding area? . The Met Office forecast cold conditions "certainly" for another three weeks at least.
  • Kamala Harris Draws Large Crowd, But Many Remain Uncommitted

    Kamala Harris Draws Large Crowd, But Many Remain Uncommitted

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    The appearance at a plaza outside City hall was meant to portray her candidacy as the latest chapter in a lifetime of advocating for all people and to promote a message of unity. Some in the crowd, like Natalie Walker of East Palo Alto, president of the Rho Delta Omega chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority , said that Harris represented "diversity, equal access", and pointed to the historic candidacy of someone who was only the second African-American woman to be elected to the US Senate.
  • Stacey Abrams to deliver Democrats’ response to State of the Union

    Stacey Abrams to deliver Democrats’ response to State of the Union

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    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) made the announcement Tuesday, telling reporters that he had offered the role to Abrams three weeks ago and that he was "delighted" at her acceptance, The Associated Press reported . By picking Ms Abrams, an avowed progressive, the Democratic leadership is reflecting the leftward shift the party has taken over the past few years.
  • Trump Says He Hardly Knew Tell-All Author. Or Did He?

    Trump Says He Hardly Knew Tell-All Author. Or Did He?

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    Several staffers have reportedly signed nondisclosure agreements , and Sims told CNN that he wasn't sure whether he had signed one. "A low level staffer that I hardly knew named Cliff Sims wrote yet another boring book based on made up stories and fiction", the president tweeted.
  • Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur to appear in court this morning

    Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur to appear in court this morning

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    The 67-year-old was arrested in January 2018 after years of speculation that the missing persons cases were connected to Toronto's Gay Village neighbourhood. January 17, 2018 - Police uncover evidence suggesting McArthur was responsible for both Kinsman and Esen's deaths, along with the deaths of other unidentified people.
  • Warnings issued as snow and ice forecast for most of UK

    Warnings issued as snow and ice forecast for most of UK

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    On Tuesday, there will be sub-zero temperatures, with a cold start to the day for southern and central England. Snow accumulations could vary but we're expecting 0.4-1.2in (1-3cm) more widely.' She added: 'The gritting vans should be out, but people should be winter-ready to make sure they have all they need in their cars.
  • Duke Professor Issues Apology To Chinese Speakers

    Duke Professor Issues Apology To Chinese Speakers

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    Screenshots of an email from Megan Lee Neely to first- and second-year students in Duke's Biostatistics & Bioinformatics department spread online Saturday afternoon, according to Duke's student newspaper, The Chronicle . Neely's emails drew criticism and reflected broader tensions about the way Asian and Asian-American students are viewed in academia. Neely sent a similar email past year on February 28, 2018, with the title, "To Speak English or To Not Speak English".
  • Irish Simpsons Memes Roast British Politicians, Brexit & the Royals

    Irish Simpsons Memes Roast British Politicians, Brexit & the Royals

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    The diplomat said some of the problems caused by opposition to the so-called " Irish backstop " - created to keep open the EU-UK land border on the island of Ireland - by changing some of its demands on post-Brexit trade. Asked if the United Kingdom had managed to open up a divide between Ireland and its European partners on the backstop, the Tánaiste said that while there was some "loose language" over the last five or six days, the EU's position remains fixed - that that there will not be ...
  • 5 officers wounded in Houston shooting

    5 officers wounded in Houston shooting

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    Mayor Sylvester Turner called it a tough day for Houston and asked for prayers for the injured officers. "HPD responding to a scene at 7800 Harding where officers have been struck with gunfire following an encounter with a suspect", the department said.
  • Man Clings To Hood Of SUV In High-Speed Road-Rage Incident

    Man Clings To Hood Of SUV In High-Speed Road-Rage Incident

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    A MA driver has been ordered to stay away from a man who was filmed clinging to the hood of his vehicle as he drove at speeds of up to 70 miles per hour following a road rage incident . The armed motorist was not charged. Kamrowski told reporters he hung on for survival for at least three miles and somehow managed to dial 911 while riding on the hood.
  • SNL brutally mocks out-of-touch Trump official Wilbur Ross in opener

    SNL brutally mocks out-of-touch Trump official Wilbur Ross in opener

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    As will other members of the House Intelligence Committee, such as Trey Gowdy, someone I have huge respect for, to see if they believe I was less than truthful'. "Honestly, I think I'm the happiest I've ever been in my life", he said. There were a number of different directions the show could have gone with how to make fun of the Trump administration.
  • Mueller tells acting attorney general that the probe ‘close to being completed’

    Mueller tells acting attorney general that the probe ‘close to being completed’

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    Mueller's investigation most recently ensnared a long-time confidant of President Donald Trump , political operative Roger Stone. "I don't know what will be included any report prepared by the Special Counsel, what form such a report will take, or whether it will contain confidential or privileged material", Barr said in a written response to questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee that were released Monday.
  • NY woman trapped in elevator rescued by FDNY after three days

    NY woman trapped in elevator rescued by FDNY after three days

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    The woman reportedly told the FDNY that they had been stuck there since Friday . An undated stock photo of a NY firefighter. Update: The woman has now been identified by the NY Post as 53-year-old Marites Fortaliza. The townhouse has previously been hit with two violations from the city for failing to maintain the elevator, in 2008 and in 1996. The Department of Buildings approved inspection of the elevator in July, however they are now investigating the issue for cause.
  • Trillion-dollar deficits delayed to 2022, Congressional Budget Office says

    Trillion-dollar deficits delayed to 2022, Congressional Budget Office says

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    Debt held by the public will reach 80 percent of gross domestic product next year, and will almost double to 152 percent - by far the highest on record, even topping World War II - by the middle of this century. Get the day's breaking stories, weather forecast, and more sent straight to your inbox every morning. The amount reflects lost output from federal employees, delayed government spending and reduced demand.
  • Taliban talks: Draft framework for Afghanistan peace 'agreed'

    Taliban talks: Draft framework for Afghanistan peace 'agreed'

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    The unnamed official said the Taliban representatives had requested a break in the negotiations to speak with the group's leadership about the USA demand for talks and a ceasefire between the militants and the government in Kabul. It comes as the Taliban continues to stage near-daily attacks against the Western-backed Afghan government. Ghani has called for talks before, and outlined a peace plan previous year which included a ceasefire and bringing the insurgents into mainstream politics.
  • Insane cold snap will bring wind chills of -56 degrees

    Insane cold snap will bring wind chills of -56 degrees

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    Accuweather notes that residents near Lake Michigan and Lake Superior in particular should be on the lookout for snow showers streaming off the lakes. Parts of northern Minnesota may see air temperatures below minus 30 and wind chills of minus 55 to minus 60. And some meteorologists theorize that it's back again.
  • Met Eireann issues yellow weather warning for 26 counties

    Met Eireann issues yellow weather warning for 26 counties

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    Going into next week the cold snap will return, with current predictions saying that hail and sleet can be expected on Tuesday, with some showers of snow as well. It said there was a "slight chance" rural communities could be cut off and that power cuts may occur. 'Snow is likely to lower levels at times, perhaps moreso than during cold weather so far'.
  • Xi is danger to freedom, OBOR project to promote Chinas interests: Soros

    Xi is danger to freedom, OBOR project to promote Chinas interests: Soros

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    He said this scenario presented an "unprecedented danger". At the center of his anti-China argument was the concept of a centralized database of personal information called a " social credit system ". He explained that Jinping aimed to control the citizens of China with the help of artificial intelligence and machine learning and added that the Chinese leader wasn't the only threat, noting that there were equal concerns about Russian president Vladimir Putin as well.
  • Brexit: No 10 gives Brady bunch tacit backing on backstop

    Brexit: No 10 gives Brady bunch tacit backing on backstop

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    An Irish Government spokesman later clarified that Mr Varadkar was not referring to the Irish Defence Forces. Ahead of the next crucial Commons debate, Simon Coveney, the Irish foreign minister and deputy prime minister, insisted the backstop was "part of a balanced package that isn't going to change" insisting it was only part of the withdrawal agreement because of the UK's red lines.
  • Auschwitz survivors remember at death camp site

    Auschwitz survivors remember at death camp site

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    We must stand up for our liberal democracy", Maas wrote. More than 100,000 other people including non-Jewish Poles, Roma, Soviet prisoners of war and anti-Nazi resistance fighters also perished there. The survey's findings come after a poll, conducted by CNN along with the ComRes research company in November 2018, indicated that a third of Europeans know little to nothing about the Holocaust.
  • Alleged terror plot in Canada foiled: Does the country do enough?

    Alleged terror plot in Canada foiled: Does the country do enough?

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    Christian Matte, a Queen's university student was sitting inside the house across the street with his roommate Thursday when "we saw lights come on and there was already like 30 cops on the street, they all got out of their cars". "There was no specific target identified", said Supt. The sponsors said the father had been imprisoned for not joining Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's ruling party and once released, the family fled to Kuwait where they lived for 10 years before being privately ...
  • Yellow Vest protests keep pressure on Macron

    Yellow Vest protests keep pressure on Macron

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    Mr Rodrigues' lawyer said the activist had been hit by a "flashball", a controversial form of rubber projectile used by French riot police and that he was likely to be permanently blind in his right eye. Protesters called for his resignation. Yesterday's protesters wore red scarves or bright blue vests as a way to appropriate the yellow vest movement's brightly coloured symbol of discontent.
  • Horror in the bathroom: Python crawls out of toilet and bites

    Horror in the bathroom: Python crawls out of toilet and bites

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    She received a couple of minor, non-venomous puncture wounds from the reptile, which had sought a watery refuge in the toilet bowl as Australia continues to bake in an extreme drought . The non-venemous snake is typically harmless but tetanus shots are typically recommended for bites. She told the Gold Coast Bulletin that it happened so fast, her unbelieving eyes first thought it was a frog.
  • Extreme cold warning in effect for Wawa and area

    Extreme cold warning in effect for Wawa and area

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    Skies clear through the rest of Sunday. Stay safe and up to date on the latest forecast. Pavement will be cold enough for snow to stick and accumulate through Tuesday morning. By the time this system exits we should see storm totals from 7 to 13 inches but it will be hard to measure due to the wind. This looks to be at least the coldest air we've had this season and possibly the coldest air we've had in years! Monday night will be cold with temperatures falling below zero and we barely hit ...