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Snow Falls Across Harlem During Spring Storm

An April spring day starting off with a bit of winter weather. And dare we mention that these words - "a chance of rain and snow" - appear again in the forecasts for Saturday and Sunday? "However temperatures will start to rise above average fort his time of year and we could see 15C (59F) or 16C (60.8F) quite widely although it will be cooler in Scotland".

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Scientists Track Chinese Space Station's Final Hours in Orbit

While most of the 8.5 tonne structure is likely to burn up as it re-enters the atmosphere, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said on Friday said that "there is concern that debris could make landfall". "It will not cause damage to objects on earth nor produce toxic substances", Chinese military officials said earlier. Such falling spacecraft do "not crash into the Earth fiercely like in sci-fi movies, but turn into a splendid (meteor shower) and move across the attractive starry sky as ...

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NYC could get 7 inches of snow today

About 4.8 inches of snow fell in Central Park on Monday morning, well above the average April monthly snow total of 0.6 inches. Up to 12.8 inches of snow was reported Saturday morning in near Bruno, Minnesota . The following counties have a Winter Weather Advisory in effect: Adams, Butler, Cass, Clay, Franklin, Hall, Hamilton, Howard, Kearney, Merrick, Nance, Nuckolls, Polk, Webster and York county.

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Danville man arrested after morning bank robbery

The 26-year-old Kelowna man has since been released from police custody on strict conditions. The Spokane Police Department is searching for a bank robbery suspect who robbed the downtown US Bank on Riverside Avenue of an undisclosed amount of cash.

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Jeff Sessions just tamped down conservative calls for a second special counsel

While Trump has yet to comment on the letter from Sessions, Tom Fitton, the head of the conservative watchdog organization Judicial Watch, called it a " major fail ". Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee. Huber was appointed by President Obama in 2015 as the us attorney in Utah .

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North and South Korea Set Date for Summit

All parties are expected to discuss the denuclearisation of North Korea . As the third-largest steel exporter to the US, South Korea had a lot to lose from the 25 per cent tariffs. South Korea's Minister of Trade , Industry and Energy Paik Un-kyu said on the sidelines of a news conference in Seoul that the ministry was trying to figure out the real intent of Trump's remarks, a trade ministry spokeswoman said.

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Driver tries to ram soldiers in France

Le Pen's body guard and her entourage formed a protective ring around her before riot police cut a corridor for her to leave. People wrapped in a French flag hug as they attend a gathering, organised by the CRIF Jewish organisation, in memory of Mireille Knoll, in Paris, France, March 28, 2018.

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Malala Yousafzai Makes Emotional Return To Pakistan 6 Years After Assassination Attempt

She says: "It is now actually happening and I am here" and that she will continue to campaign for the education of girls. The reception included senior government functionaries, leading social activists, lawmakers and guests from her home region of Swat who came to welcome the young woman they dubbed "daughter of Pakistan ".

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Asansol violence: Situation under control, says police

Considering the present security scenario, Centre had also offered assistance to paramilitary forces. The violence erupted in Beldi village in Arsha over the route of the Ram Navami procession. Bombs were also reportedly hurled at police. "We have stopped all Ram Navami rallies after the clash at Railpar to prevent fresh violence ", said a district official.

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Iraq vows to secure Sinjar boarder region, after Turkish warning

On Cyprus, Erdogan reiterated the Turkish Cypriot community's rights to Cyprus' resources and said the European Union had "nothing to contribute" to the dispute as long as it does not maintain a "fair" approach. So the mixed message from the European Union in recent days was "you have a right to protect your border, but don't go too far in killing or displacing civilians".

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Manafort bets on presidential pardon in special counsel case

But the fact that Dowd (reportedly) tried to assure both Flynn and Manafort that they would be able to avoid prison time - even if they didn't cooperate with Mueller - suggests that they might know things that Trump does not wish the special counsel to learn.

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Russians mourn at first funerals for mall fire victims as fury m

Protesters held banners reading "Bribes kill children" and "We demand a real investigation", and some chanted "Down with the cowardly regime!", "Putin - resign!", "What did the children die for?" and "We are sick and exhausted of him", meaning Putin.

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Uber Is Leaving Southeast Asia

As Grab assumes control over Uber's Southeast Asian operations, ComfortDelGro is left in limbo amidst its proposed tie-up with the defeated ride-sharing giant. Last year, Uber merged in Russian Federation with the taxi-hailing app of internet giant Yandex. Today, with more than 86 million mobile app downloads, it offers a wide range of ride-hailing services in 191 cities across Singapore , Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia.

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Police Officers Who Fatally Shot Alton Sterling Won't Be Charged

Landry said his office reviewed all of the evidence compiled by the Justice Department and also conducted its own interviews of eyewitnesses. Attorneys for Sterling's family slammed what they called a biased decision - and urged the public to hold Landry accountable by voting him out of office.

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Israel waives permits for United States embassy in Jerusalem

Benjamin Netanyahu has fallen ill as he faces accusations of bribery, fraud and breach of public trust in his own country. "The prime minister's personal physician...believes the prime minister did not recover and should have rested following an illness contracted two weeks ago causing symptoms to worsen", said the statement.

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expels seven Russian staff in solidarity with United Kingdom over Salisbury attack

Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said he had also cut the maximum size of the Russian mission from 30 to 20 people, in the latest move by the military bloc to reduce what was once one of the biggest national delegations at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

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Multiple suspicious packages sent to DC military installations, FBI confirms

A second package sent to Fort Belvoir also tested positive for explosive material, and was also rendered safe, reports CNN . At least two DC-area military facilities were sent suspicious packages, one confirmed to contain explosive material, the Army said on Monday.

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Inside Kim Jong Un's mystery train

The arrival of a high-level North Korean delegation to Beijing marks the latest remarkable chapter in a sustained "peace offensive" that has led to plans for meetings between Mr. And the Bloomberg news agency cited unidentified sources as saying the North Korean leader was in Beijing . They said it's more likely Kim sent a special envoy, possibly his sister Kim Yo Jong , to appease a traditional ally ahead of his planned meetings with the presidents of South Korea and the United States.

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Fourteen killed in explosion outside busy hotel in Somalia's capital

No group so far has claimed responsibility for the attack. The auto bomb went off after security personnel stopped a suspicious vehicle at one of several checkpoints erected along a road leading to the parliament and presidential palace, senior police captain Mohamed Hussein told the AP news agency.

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China announces $3bn target for retaliation in trade dispute with US

A trade war also could divert resources from Mr. Xi's campaign to restrain soaring debt, curb environmental degradation and reduce poverty. Beijing is planning retaliatory measures calibrated to be proportionate to the US actions, not to escalate the fight, people familiar with the plans have said.

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United States destroyer sails close to contested island in South China Sea

Repsol has estimated that the prospect in the South China Sea contains 45M barrels of oil and 172B cf of gas; Repsol and its partners could lose as much as $200M in investments already made, according to the report. "(We are) firmly opposed to such flaunting of force and promotion of militarization in the region by the USA, which could easily trigger accidents at sea and in the air", it said in a statement at the time.

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Saudi Arabia's crown prince meets Trump

Tuesday's vote could have made things uncomfortable for Trump if it went the other way. He's expected to speak to Trump about the effort - and discuss the countries' common enemy, Iran - as well as seek out American investors in hubs like NY and Silicon Valley.

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Organizers expect thousands at gun-control rallies

The US House of Representatives passed a bill to fund more security at schools. "Golden Ring of Freedom" honorees include companies like Beretta and Smith & Wesson, the manufacturer that created the gun used in the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

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Paul McCartney makes heartfelt plea to end gun violence at #MarchForOurLives rally

Many celebs joined the millions of student who are standing up for gun safety and protesting for the prevention of gun violence in March for Our Lives rallies across the United States today. Celebrities like Ariana Grande , Miley Cyrus , Demi Lovato , Lin-Manuel Miranda , Andra Day , and Common performed at the event's sister rally in Washington DC.

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Bovada Released Odds For A Trump vs. Biden Boxing Match

Perhaps this sandbox mentality is proof of that. I shouldn't have said " I would fight Trump in high school Biden: "I would only fight Trump in high school Biden praises Parkland students fighting for gun reform: "They're going to win" MORE said Friday that if he doesn't run for president in 2020, he doesn't want it to be because he's afraid of losing.

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Americans Banned From Buying Venezuela's Digital Currency

Ever since the USA and its allies put sanctions on Russian after it invaded Ukraine, various efforts have been done to have the sanctions lifted. Maduro claimed via his Twitter feed that on its first day of pre-sales of the Petro cryptocurrency had raised $735 million US.

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Trump praises MBS over ties, arms sales

That same Yemen War, however, is driving Saudi arms purchases from the USA and United Kingdom, as constant airstrikes mean they're constantly needing to buy more bombs and other equipment. "We are here today to be sure that we've tackled all the opportunities and achieve it". A readout from the Saudi embassy said meetings with Congress "emphasised the importance of communicating directly and openly with our partners".

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Storms strike college, leave trail of damage across South

Severe storms will be capable of producing large hail up to the size of golf-balls, wind gusts to 70 miles per hour, torrential rainfall and isolated tornadoes. Kay Ivey said in a statement . Forecasters say it's going to be a rough day for cleaning up. Earlier, over the weekend, the National Weather Service said a warm front expected to lift northward across southeast Georgia and South Carolina Monday morning could produce thunderstorms Monday afternoon through Monday night.

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Telegram must give encryption keys to Federal Security Service: Russian court

Russia's Supreme Court has ordered popular internet messenger service Telegram to hand over encryption keys to its clients' traffic to the Federal Security Service (FSB) without court warrants. Telegram tries to protect user privacy with end-to-end encryption, which gives each chat its own encryption key that is shared only between intended recipients.

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President Trump bans the use of Venezuelan cryptocurrencies

If it's adopted by the cryptocurrency scene, Petro can generate significant revenue for Venezuela , which would otherwise be incredibly hard to obtain through conventional channels. Critics said the crypto-currency was a desperate attempt by President Nicolás Maduro to raise cash at a time when Venezuela lacked the ability to repay its $150bn (£107bn) foreign debt.

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Russians begin voting for presidential election

The suspense-free election campaign largely failed to grab Russians and the authorities pulled out all the stops to convince people to vote, in order to legitimise a Putin victory. CNN notes that Putin has not visibly groomed a successor, "prompting speculation he may try to find ways to extend his power beyond this term". Casting his ballot in Moscow , Putin seemed confident of victory, saying he would consider any percentage of votes a success.

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John Oliver trolls Mike Pence with a book about a gay bunny

And, all of the proceeds from Oliver's book will go to the Trevor Project , which provides assistance to LGBT youth, and to AIDS United . That didn't sit too well with Oliver so, as he does, he published his own competing children's book about the "BOTUS" (yes, that's bunny of the United States).

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Pak 'must do more' against Taliban: Mike Pence tells Shahid Khaqani Abbasi

In a harsh criticism of Islamabad, President Trump said then, "The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools".

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Pakistan Providing Secret Support to Taliban: US Army General Votel

According to a 2017 SIGAR report, "October and November were two of the deadliest months for civilians", and the danger of more such casualties from the sustained air campaign "could erode support for the Afghan government and potentially increase support for the insurgency".

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Kelly seeks to reassure White House staff, pledges 'no immediate personnel changes'

With a laugh, Trump said: 'Who's next?' Kelly also made a point of communicating he's not around for a lot of Trump conversations, so can't be sure what Trump is and is not saying to people in his phone calls. Kelly also hinted that numerous rumors of cabinet members up on the chopping block, could have been spread by Trump himself, Axios reported . He has told confidants he wants to rid himself of staffers who hold him back.

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North Korea's Kim congratulates China's Xi on re-election as president

With pictures of ecstatic citizens standing in applause, tearful legislators and even a social media game, China's propaganda drive accelerated into high gear after Xi Jinping's unanimous reappointment as president. "Expressing belief that the bilateral relations would develop in the common interests of the peoples of the two countries, the message wished the Chinese president big success in his responsible work", KCNA cited Kim's message to Xi as saying.

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Ireland annihilate England to WIN The Grand Slam & The Six Nations

Exactly 60 minutes in, Conor Murray scored the first three points of the second half with a attractive kick, bringing Ireland to 24 points, but mere minutes later, England pushed back with a neat try, raising their score for the game to 10 and regaining possession.

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Interior secretary wrongly used 'konnichiwa' at hearing on Japanese-American internment camps

She spoke about how her grandfather did not tell her about it until he was "80 something years old". "I think it's still 'ohayo gozaimasu , ' but that's OK", Hanabusa snapped back. "Unfortunately, we are still seeing that a lot of people still do not know about the Japanese-American experience during World War II and that American citizens were essentially deprived of their rights as citizens".

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Boris Johnson says it's likely Putin personally ordered United Kingdom attack

President Vladimir Putin would make a final decision and "won't take long" to respond, his spokesman said. Moscow has vowed there will be a swift response to the expulsion of 23 of its diplomats by Britain. President Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said the foreign ministry was working out measures but added that "it is indeed the president who will make the final decision".

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Snow and ice warning for Sussex

The Beast from the East might have absconded with Storm Emma but it appears that more inclement weather is just around the corner. Met Office meteorologist Mark Wilson said: "The best way to describe this is a real return to wintry conditions".