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Status Orange Weather Warning Issued For Kildare

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Alex Burkill, spokesman for the Met Office, said: "Storm Georgina has arrived meaning it's very windy across much of the United Kingdom especially in Scotland". Miall said: "We are going to see the strongest winds in the north, where we are closer to that centre of low pressure across the northwest of Scotland". Read More »

Elton John set to perform at the Bryce Jordan Center next fall

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Superstar Elton John's "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour - meant to be his final tour - will make a stop at Tulsa's BOK Center in 2019. John also promised this will be "the most produced, fantastic show I've ever done". "Ten years ago, if you'd have said I'm going to stop touring, I would have said, 'No, no". The good news is that Elton is to embark on a world tour celebrating his success over the past 50 years. Read More »

US Crude Prices Climb After Data Shows Drop in Supplies

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Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. Brent for March settlement lost 14 cents to $69.82 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange after rising 1.4 percent on Tuesday. According to the EIA, oil stockpiles slumped lower at the storage hub of Cushing, Okla., falling to 39.2 million barrels, lowest since January 2015. Read More »

Conditions not suitable for Rohingyas to return

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More than 688,000 Muslim Rohingya and a few hundred Hindu Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since August 25 past year after the Myanmar military cracked down in the northern part of Rakhine state, amid witness reports of killings, looting and rape, in response to militant attacks on security forces. Read More »

Viral video shows MA school bus sliding down icy street

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There were minor damages to the bus, but both the bus and the vehicle it hit were able to drive away. The superintendent told Boston 25 News the bus had middle and high school students onboard. Crews began treating roads in town at 6 a.m. but had not gotten to Peach Tree Road yet, he said. The driver of the vehicle was out of the auto and was not hurt. Read More »

Evacuate As Ash, Lava Spew From Volcano In Philippines

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Risky and Beautiful - This photo taken by Manila Bulletin lensman Czar Dancel in Camalig, Albay, captures the precise moment (4:57 a.m.) that Mayon Volcano erupted and shot ash and pyroclastic material 500 meters up from its summit that was followed by lava fountaining Tuesday. Read More »

Indonesia looks to U.S. to relax limits on its special forces

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Earlier, Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi had stated that she would discuss the issue of Indo-Pacific regional architecture during her meeting with Mattis. He was expected to meet other senior Indonesian officials on Tuesday. The United States already has very close ties with the Indonesian military. Ryacudu said Indonesia would buy weaponry when it "has the money". Read More »

Jobless rates across upstate now top those of US

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With the exception of one month when it was equal (October 2014), Indiana's unemployment rate now has been below the USA rate for more than four years. Jobless rates increased in 87 of Ohio's 88 counties last month, the Ohio Job and Family Services Department reported. In the Capital Region, only Schoharie County saw an improvement in its unemployment rate, to 5.3 percent from 5.5 percent in December 2016. Read More »

RJD chief Lalu Prasad faces verdict in third fodder scam case today

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Lalu Yadav has been named as the main conspirator in this case. He moved the Jharkhand High Court in an appeal against his conviction in the case and also sought bail. The RJD chief, is at present lodged in the Birsa Munda jail in Ranchi after being convicted on December 23 in a case pertaining to embezzlement of over Rs. Read More »

What Bill Belichick told Patriots in locker room after AFC championship

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That is hardly breaking news. The average price now sits at $5,694 - up over eight percent from the same time period leading up to Super Bowl LI, which the Patriots won after trailing the Atlanta Falcons 28-3 in the third quarter. Against the Jaguars, Brady took plenty of snaps under center, including one in which he plunged forward near the goal-line immediately after taking the snap. Read More »

Saoirse Ronan 'thrilled' by best actress Oscar nomination

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Other fan-favorites like Patty Jenkins ( Wonder Woman ) and Dee Rees ( Mudbound ) weren't given the honor. Just two years ago, following the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, it was near unthinkable that creativity displayed by a filmmaker such as Peele in Get Out - a genre film not usually nominated for Oscars - would ever be celebrated. Read More »

VENEZUELA: Constituent Assembly To Call Presidential Elections This Year

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The ANC has since approved his proposal. "If the world wants to apply sanctions , we will apply elections", Cabello told the Assembly, created previous year to usurp the power of the opposition-dominated legislature. It is the closest that Maduro - who assumed power in April 2013 after Chavez died in office from cancer - has come to declaring his candidacy outright. Read More »

US Senate Comes to Agreement to End Government Shutdown

Unlike the previous shutdown, which was due to Republican opposition to the Affordable Care Act, this time the issue was based around immigration reform. The decision is dividing Democrats , however, with 16 of them voting against the measure, saying they didn't get enough of a guarantee on DACA. Democrats , who faced criticism for what some perceived as caving, placed some blame on the president for the standoff. Read More »

GOP senator claims to have informant alleging secret anti-Trump meetings

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It proved to be problematic, considering Strzok was on the special counsel investigation into Russian collusion and it was supposed to be conducted in a nonpartisan manner. In a statement Monday evening, Sessions said he has spoken with the inspector general "to ascertain what occurred" with the missing messages "and to determine if these records can be recovered in any other way". Read More »

US Congressman, Ousted From Ethics Panel, Asks It to Investigate Him

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The New York Times published a story Saturday alleging Meehan used office funds to settle the complaint previous year after a former aide accused him of making unwanted romantic overtures toward her. The House Ethics Committee announced Monday that it had opened an investigation into Meehan in response to The New York Times report. Ryan also told Meehan he must repay whatever taxpayer funds were used to settle the case. Read More »

Hugh Masekela: Life and career of the jazz trumpeter

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He collaborated with many musicians including Paul Simon and Harry Belafonte. "Rest in power beloved, you are forever in our hearts", the statement said. Masekela have over 50 albums. In 1967, he performed at the Monterey Pop Festival alongside Janis Joplin , Otis Redding , Ravi Shankar, The Who and Jimi Hendrix . Read More »

At least 27 dead in Benghazi double vehicle bombs

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The second vehicle bomb went off 15 minutes after security and health teams had arrived on the site of the explosion. No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks yet. The United Nations condemned the attack on social media, saying that direct or indiscriminate attacks on civilians are prohibited under worldwide humanitarian law and constitute war crimes. Read More »

Egypt presidential hopeful suspends campaign

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The army released a written statement on state television accusing General Anan of announcing his intention to run for president "without getting permission from the armed forces. "The campaign for the nomination of Sami Annan as president of Egypt regrettably announces the indefinite suspension of the campaign out of fear for the safety and security of all citizens who dream of change", it said on the campaign's official Facebook page. Read More »

Putin, Erdogan discuss situation in Syria, including near Afrin

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White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Trump will call on Turkey to "de-escalate" the situation, reiterating comments she gave on Monday about remaining "focused on the goal of defeating ISIS, de-escalating and resolving the Syrian conflict, and protecting innocent civilians". Read More »

Government shutdown ends after Dems relent

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Beyond immigration, lawmakers still need to negotiate a broader budget agreement; Monday's vote marked the fourth time Congress has passed a short-term spending bill because they can not agree on a full-year government spending measure. "We will not negotiate on the status of unlawful immigrants while Senator Schumer and the Democrats hold the government for millions of Americans and our troops hostage", Ms Sanders said . Read More »

Canada looks to Pacific as NAFTA under threat

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A new paper by Susan Houseman of the Upjohn Institute argues that USA manufacturing took a much bigger hit than is widely understood, and that trade competition (not automation) was the primary culprit. President Trump last week told Chinese President Xi Jinping that the large US trade deficit with China is "not sustainable". Trudeau took off this morning for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Read More »