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Jared Polis has activated the Colorado National Guard for search and rescue operations for stranded drivers in the blizzard. 73% of flights were cancelled at Denver International Airport, where winds peaked at 80 miles per hour. And a 300-mile (483-kilometer) section of I-25 was closed from the small city of Buffalo to the Colorado border. Wyoming had closed state offices in Cheyenne, while South Dakota's governor ordered state offices closed in 39 central and western counties because ...
  • Omar anti-Semitism debate widens split in Democratic party

    Omar anti-Semitism debate widens split in Democratic party

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    US President Donald Trump delivers remarks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington , DC on February 15, 2019. The HBO star had an apparent change of mind after House Democrats struggled to condemn Omar in a resolution that was broadened to include multiple forms of hate.
  • Daylight saving time begins this weekend. Prepare to ‘spring forward.’

    Daylight saving time begins this weekend. Prepare to ‘spring forward.’

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    Detractors, however, don't really see the need for it anymore. So while you might enjoy the extra daylight next week, be mindful about your heart and your driving. While many people also cite the reason behind the time change as a way to help farmers with crops and harvesting, the truth is this was a myth created by the Chamber of Commerce to garner support for the concept.
  • Paul Manafort Sentenced to 47 Months in Prison

    Paul Manafort Sentenced to 47 Months in Prison

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    The jury deadlocked on 10 other charges. If not, Waxman said , then today's verdict is "definitely a victory for Paul Manafort and for President Trump ". "He nonetheless cheated the United States Treasury and the public out of more than $6 million in taxes at a time when he had substantial resources". "I feel very badly for Paul Manafort ", Trump said in August.
  • USA demands release of journalist Cody Weddle detained in Venezuela

    USA demands release of journalist Cody Weddle detained in Venezuela

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    A doorman at Cody Weddle's residence said a squad of five men wearing black uniforms demanded entry and left with the journalist in custody. Weddle is a graduate of Virginia Tech University and his work has appeared in outlets such as the Miami Herald , WPLG-TV in Miami , the BBC and Al Jazeera English, according to his LinkedIn profile.
  • JeM Chief Masood Azhar’s Brother, Son, 44 Others Detained in Pak

    JeM Chief Masood Azhar’s Brother, Son, 44 Others Detained in Pak

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    In compliance, 44 under-observation members of the proscribed organisations, including Mufti Abdul Raoof and Hamad Azhar, have been taken in preventive detention for investigation. In response to a question about JuD and FIF still being on the watch list, the Secretary assured that the ban will take effect within 24 hours and a notification will be issued by the interior ministry.
  • Trudeau SNC-Lavalin crisis grows as minister resigns

    Trudeau SNC-Lavalin crisis grows as minister resigns

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    Jane Philpott , who quit as president of the Treasury Board, was one of Trudeau's most trusted ministers. "The solemn principles at stake are the independence and integrity of our justice system", Philpott said . Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet has been hit by another resignation of a cabinet member as his team is embroiled in allegations of pressuring the country's top law official not to pursue a criminal investigation against a powerful engineering company accused of ...
  • Donald Trump Blasts 'Bullsh*t' Investigations and 'Collusion Delusion' at CPAC

    Donald Trump Blasts 'Bullsh*t' Investigations and 'Collusion Delusion' at CPAC

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    In addition to this, Mueller was authorized to investigate whether the Trump campaign colluded with that subversion effort, and other matters that arose in the process. After Cohen left, Schiff announced that the committee will hold an open hearing later this month with Felix Sater, a Russia-born executive who worked with Cohen on an ultimately unsuccessful deal to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.
  • US Shutters Its Consulate in Jerusalem, Angering Palestinians

    US Shutters Its Consulate in Jerusalem, Angering Palestinians

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    Anadolu Agency was unable to obtain immediate comment from either Palestinian or Israeli officials regarding Lavrov's assertions. For more, we turn to NPR's Daniel Estrin. "This is no mere technicality, it precisely reflects current United States policies: All things Palestinian are subservient to Israeli interests". Saeb Erekat: "This is a day of infamy for American diplomacy.
  • Democrats' goal in Trump probe: proving obstruction, collusion

    Democrats' goal in Trump probe: proving obstruction, collusion

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    Adam Schiff said on CBS Sunday. That includes Trump's years of cooperation with the National Tabloid Enquirer. The committee is also looking into other conflict of interest issues within the administration, including at Trump's hotel in Washington, and into prescription drug prices.
  • Avalanche completely engulfs vehicle on Colorado highway

    Avalanche completely engulfs vehicle on Colorado highway

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    The two avalanches did close part of I-70, but officials say the highway did not suffer significant damage. He says it was "exciting, but pretty nerve wracking". Jacob Easton was traveling through Ten Mile Canyon on Interstate 70 near Breckenridge when he captured the avalanche roaring down the mountain. The interstate did not receive enough snow to prompt closures in the area seen above, and Colorado's entire northeast region remains under an " Avalanche Warning " by the NWS until 6 p.m.
  • Anonymous victor claiming $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot

    Anonymous victor claiming $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot

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    The lottery commission's statement gave no clue as to why the victor took his or her time to come forward. It is the largest jackpot payout to a single victor in U. The prize being claimed does come with other benefits for the state and the shop that sold it. Kurland will act as the winner's spokesperson, according to the lottery news release, and could be in Columbia, S.C., for an upcoming news conference.
  • Missing Carrico sisters survived 44 hours in woods by using LEAVES

    Missing Carrico sisters survived 44 hours in woods by using LEAVES

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    The Humboldt County Sheriff's office is searching for two girls, age 8 and 5, who they believed walked away from their home. Leia Carrico, 8, and Caroline Carrico, 5, vanished outside Benbow , north-west of Sacramento in the U.S. "These girls definitely have a survival story to tell". The firefighters were part of a massive search of a vast and rugged rural area that included a dozen agencies, including the National Guard, helicopters and tracking dogs.
  • House Democrats announce broad probe into allegations against Trump

    House Democrats announce broad probe into allegations against Trump

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    Nadler said Sunday he believes the president has obstructed justice. One of the most intriguing of these lines of inquiries led to a letter sent Monday by the chairs of the Intelligence, Oversight, and Foreign Affairs committees: what exactly is the nature of Trump's communications with Russian President Vladimir Putin? ABC News has reached out to the White House for comment, but has not yet heard back.
  • The Sunday Edition: President Donald Trump Tweetstorm

    The Sunday Edition: President Donald Trump Tweetstorm

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    US President Donald Trump has suggested that the Democrats' decision to interview his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen on the day of his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could have contributed to the fact that he walked away from the summit in the Vietnamese capital with no deal.
  • India rejects sharing proof of strikes in Pakistan

    India rejects sharing proof of strikes in Pakistan

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    Many villagers used the calm in Pakistani-held Kashmir to leave their homes in Chakoti area along the so-called Line of Control, the demarcation line that divides the troubled Himalayan region on an Indian and a Pakistani sector, and move to safety.
  • Alabama sheriff: 14 dead in possible tornado

    Alabama sheriff: 14 dead in possible tornado

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    It appeared Sunday evening that two tornadoes hit Lee County back-to-back within the span of one hour, CNN Meteorologist Gene Norman said. The first tornado watches were issued around noon, but were expected to remain in place for parts of Georgia and SC through 11 p.m.
  • Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un resume Hanoi summit talks

    Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un resume Hanoi summit talks

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    Skeptics say such agreements would leave in place a significant portion of North Korea's nuclear-tipped missiles while robbing the United States of its negotiating leverage going forward. While North Korea's official media said Kim and Trump had made a decision to continue talks, its Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui has struck a more negative tone, telling reporters Kim "might lose his willingness to pursue a deal".
  • US Criticizes Guaido for Failed Coup in Venezuela

    US Criticizes Guaido for Failed Coup in Venezuela

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    Maduro has called the US -backed humanitarian aid effort a veiled invasion meant to push him from power, and has insisted that there is no crisis in the country. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said earlier this week that Guaido must face trial after his return for breaking the travel ban. Russian Federation and China have vetoed a U.S.
  • Trump rips into Mueller probe at CPAC during lengthy speech

    Trump rips into Mueller probe at CPAC during lengthy speech

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    Trump reached back to old criticisms of his ex-attorney general, mocking Jeff Sessions' Southern accent and calling him "weak and ineffective". "I think the New Green Deal or whatever the hell they call it - the Green New Deal - I encourage it", Trump said mockingly as he wound up for a round of exaggeration.
  • Snow possible across Kansas through Sunday morning

    Snow possible across Kansas through Sunday morning

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    It's not well organized. Less than an inch of accumulation is predicted for Baltimore City, with 1 to 3 inches forecast in surrounding areas. Clouds will increase late tonight , with overnight lows near 9°. Temperatures across the Northeast will hover close to the freezing mark so that the snow will be more of the heavy, wet type. I don't expect much in the way of coastal concerns with this storm.
  • Corbyn continues push for his Brexit plan despite defeat and referendum calls

    Corbyn continues push for his Brexit plan despite defeat and referendum calls

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    The Hackney North motion , backed by members of the local party by 45 votes to 35, said: "It is unacceptable to allow our representatives to slander the party and its members whilst we put them into office". The government accepted two of the amendments including one by Labor MP Yvette Cooper to lock May to a commitment made to MPs on Tuesday, including one which will allow parliament to delay Brexit if her deal is rejected when a meaningful vote takes place next month.
  • Canada okays Huawei CFO's extradition process

    Canada okays Huawei CFO's extradition process

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    The Huawei chief financial officer was arrested at Washington's request on 1 December as she changed planes in Vancouver. Canada has said it will allow the extradition of Huawei chief executive Meng Wanzhou to the USA, but the court must make final decision.