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Snow, gusting winds expected in Racine Monday night through Tuesday

Snow, gusting winds expected in Racine Monday night through Tuesday The advisory, which is triggered by the potential for travel difficulties, will start 3 p.m., Monday and end noon Tuesday . A Wind Advisory is in effect until 3 p.m. Very windy, with a northwest wind 22 to 27 miles per hour increasing to 34 to 39 miles per hour in the afternoon. And Saturday will be mostly sunny with a high near 44. [Full Article...]

'China's development poses no threat to any country'

'China's development poses no threat to any country' President Xi Jinping's top economic aide, Liu He, met with United States officials at the White House this week to discuss the fraught economic relationship. Zhang said that the total trade between the two economic powers reached more than $580 billion in 2017 so "it is natural that there are some frictions". [Full Article...]

President Trump is coming for your guns

President Trump is coming for your guns They hope to tip the balance in a long-running national debate over how much regulation is permitted by the US Constitution's Second Amendment , which the US Supreme Court has ruled guarantees an individual right to have guns. So-called permitless carry laws now are in effect in more than 10 states. The deadly shooting last month at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in ... [Full Article...]

Saudi crown prince visits Egypt

His arrival was confirmed by airport sources and the head of his private office. Additionally, bin Salman will visit the Cathedral of St.Mark in Abbasiya where he will meet with Pope Tawadros II. A few months later, the Egyptian parliament, along with al-Sisi, ratified the deal. Cairo and Riyadh have maintained close ties, although Egypt has signalled a lack of enthusiasm for Saudi regional ... [Full Article...]

BJP to form govt in Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma to be new CM

BJP to form govt in Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma to be new CM While BJP won 2, NCP has 1, HSPDP has two seats and there are three Independents and one MLA belongs to a smaller party Khun Hynniewtrep National Awakening Movement. Things could get murkier as the BJP's election strategist, Himanta Biswa Sharma, is rushing to Shillong from Tripura to help the NPP, which is part of the North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), a BJP formation. [Full Article...]

White House Gives Status Update On Opioid Emergency

White House Gives Status Update On Opioid Emergency Several advocates NPR contacted ahead of the summit said they hadn't seen as much action as they had hoped, especially in the area of making quality, scientifically sound treatment options more readily available. President Trump has also nominated Carroll to permanently hold the position of "drug czar". Besides administration officials, individuals affected by the crisis and nonprofit grou... [Full Article...]

Korea's spy chief to visit North as special envoy

Korea's spy chief to visit North as special envoy The United States is also concerned that there could be a nuclear arms race in the region if North Korea becomes a full nuclear power, as Japan may also become one. South Korean President Moon Jae-in hopes to capitalise on that thaw in relations by arranging talks over North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programme. [Full Article...]

U.S. 'not surprised' by new Russian nuclear threats

U.S. 'not surprised' by new Russian nuclear threats The position he expressed during an interview with NBC News, an excerpt of which was posted on the channel's website. When NBC News asked Putin about the rhetoric directed at his country, he responded: "My point of view is that the individuals that have said that a new Cold War has started are not analysts". [Full Article...]

National Security Adviser HR McMaster's job is in jeopardy

National Security Adviser HR McMaster's job is in jeopardy NBC had reported just hours earlier that the White House was already looking for a replacement for McMaster and that the move had been orchestrated by chief of staff John Kelly and defense secretary James Mattis . White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah issued a similarly dismissive statement, saying, "We frequently face rumor and innuendo about senior administration officials". [Full Article...]

Trump, May Blame Syria, Russia for Eastern Ghouta Humanitarian Woes

Trump, May Blame Syria, Russia for Eastern Ghouta Humanitarian Woes Apart from the civilian losses, at least 76 pro-regime fighters and 43 rebels from Jaish al-Islam have also been killed in clashes since February 25, it says. In the week since the UN's ceasefire resolution, not only had the violence failed to stop, it has actually escalated, according to Panos Moumtzis, UN Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis. [Full Article...]

BJP celebrates party's victory in Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya

BJP celebrates party's victory in Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya Added to the BJP's two seats and PDF's 4 and one won by an independent candidate, the number comes up to 34, three more than the simple majority mark of 31 in the 60-member assembly. On NPP projection of Bihar Chief Minister and JD (U) President Nitish Kumar as the leader to unseat PM Narendra Modi and not Rahul Gandhi, the Congress media coordinator said the statement of NPP state president Wanwe... [Full Article...]

NWS issues High Wind Watch, Winter Weather Advisory

NWS issues High Wind Watch, Winter Weather Advisory He said the Susquehanna River is expected to get to about 17 feet. Tuesday , the high will be near 44 with mostly sunny skies, the weather service said. Winds caused power outages throughout the area with numerous school closings reported east of the city. Rain is forecast to change to snow on Friday in areas to the northwest of the Interstate 95 corridor. [Full Article...]

Saudi- Police Arrest Teen Suspected of Shooting Parents on Michigan Campus

Saudi- Police Arrest Teen Suspected of Shooting Parents on Michigan Campus Here's a video of police searching near train tracks Friday. Four hours later on Thursday around 1:15 p.m., officers in The Towers dormitory complex noticed Davis, Jr. Davis Jr. approached a community police officer in the residence hall, frightened someone with a gun was trying to hurt him. An officer then spoke to Davis' mother, Diva Davis, told them about her son's behavior, their concerns ab... [Full Article...]

Snowboarder killed in California; skiers killed in France

Snowboarder killed in California; skiers killed in France Zhang went missing as a storm rolled through the Sierra, dumping almost 3 feet of snow in 24 hours. The man wasn't seriously hurt and was able to snowboard back down the mountain, she said. A blizzard warning expired Friday but whiteout conditions were still possible around Lake Tahoe Saturday, the National Weather Service said. Office of Emergency Management Director Rob Lewin says crews ar... [Full Article...]

Brazil waits nervously for Neymar's foot operation

Brazil waits nervously for Neymar's foot operation Brazil's priority is to have Neymar fully fit for the World Cup this summer but Emery says the two camps are working hand in hand. PSG, which paid a record 222 millioneuro ($264 million) for Neymar's move from Barcelona last August, will be without him on its make-or-break Champions League clash with Real Madrid next week. [Full Article...]

Kelly: 'We didn't cover ourselves in glory' over handling of Porter

Kelly: 'We didn't cover ourselves in glory' over handling of Porter But as Steven Aftergood, the head of the Federation of American Scientists' project on government secrecy, says, the problem has been especially acute for Kelly and others in the West Wing. Kelly sought to clarify that story to reporters, saying that Porter was sacked the day the White House learned of the allegations, but that Porter showed up to work the next day, causing a "mix-up". [Full Article...]

'Turkish air strikes kill 36 pro-regime fighters in Syria's Afrin'

'Turkish air strikes kill 36 pro-regime fighters in Syria's Afrin' Turkish warplanes struck pro-Syrian government forces in the northwestern Afrin region of Syria yesterday, killing at least 36 of them, as Turkey's assault in the Kurdish region gathered pace, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The Observatory says more than 140 civilians have been killed in Turkish bombardment, but Turkey denies the claim and says it takes the "utmost care" to avoid ci... [Full Article...]

In Taiwan, protesters and ex-presidents chafe against China

In Taiwan, protesters and ex-presidents chafe against China In response to the progress, Taiwan's Presidential Office said on Thursday that the office will conduct discussions with administrative agencies in the US regarding the Act to improve bilateral relations, and furthermore, to develop a sound partnership dedicated to regional peace, stability, and welfare. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin Boasts of New Russian Nuclear Weapons

Vladimir Putin Boasts of New Russian Nuclear Weapons During his speech, Putin said the creation of the new weapons has made NATO's US-led missile defense 'useless, ' and means an effective end to what he described as Western efforts to stymie Russia's development. "No one really wanted to talk to us basically". There were quite a few four-letter entries as well. Michael McFaul, the US ambassador to Moscow during the Obama administration, t... [Full Article...]

Trump trying to push Ivanka, Kushner out of White House?

Trump trying to push Ivanka, Kushner out of White House? It says his only legacy ought to be anti-nepotism laws that would forbid the ascension of someone so unschooled in the ways of Washington . The two discussed the US Middle East policy and Saban thanked Kushner for lobbying on behalf of Israel. [Full Article...]


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