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World Media Toronto Declares Extreme Cold Weather Alert
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Snowfall accumulations of 15 to 25 cm are possible in the most persistent snow bands by late this evening. Wind chills could be as cold as 20 to 30 below zero early Thursday. With that front we may see some light rain showers develop, changing over to light snow as temperatures plummet. A multi-day episode of very cold wind chills continues.

World Media Putin and Erdogan Make Joint Plans for Syria
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What did the talks focus on? On January 21, Erdogan said he would talk with Putin about the creation of a Turkish-controlled "security zone" in northern Syria. It is unclear what their cooperation will look like, since Russian Federation supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Turkey would like to see Assad removed from power.

World Media Arctic air is coming. risky wind chills are expected for Friday morning
Author: 0 Arctic air is coming. risky wind chills are expected for Friday morning

Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 17. A combination of wind chill warnings and advisories have been posted for the entire Chicago area Thursday night into Friday morning. Wind chill Friday morning will fall ten to twenty degrees below zero. Highs will be in the teens Friday . An arctic cold front will bring a round of snow showers by Thursday afternoon, January 24.

World Media United States envoy hails 'significant progress' in Taliban talks
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United States special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is heading to the Afghan capital Kabul to brief President Ashraf Ghani on the progress after the end of the longer-than expected six-day discussions. USA special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad is leading the American side in what observers describe as unprecedented engagement between the two adversaries in the 17-year-old war.

World Media What are your questions about the government shutdown?
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President Trump defended his commerce secretary, in remarks which also drew criticism. And this is billionaire Wilbur Ross saying he doesn't understand why federal workers not getting paid during the #TrumpShutdown don't just take out loans *to feed their families*.

World Media How Much Snow Could This Next Winter Storm Bring?
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Wind chills between -40 and -50 degrees are possible from Tuesday to Thursday. Wind chills this cold are enough to cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes. Multi-day delays, cancellations, or closures are likely this week due to high-impact winter weather. Travel late Sunday into Monday will be treacherous and is highly discouraged.

World Media Newhouse blasts Pelosi over State of the Union showdown
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi informed President Trump in a letter Wednesday she will not permit him to deliver the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress until the government reopens. She cited concerns about security for the event. The president is required to give Congress a report on the nation, but is not required to deliver it in a live, televised address before lawmakers.

World Media Bishop apologizes for reaction to viral encounter
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It had appeared to show them mocking a Native American activist . Phillips said he believes Sandmann's statements were crafted by the public relations firm and that the young man needs to apologize to a lot of people, with Phillips being "way down the list", he said.

World Media U.S. plans to start sending some asylum seekers back to Mexico
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Velasco, however, outlined some ground rules. Mexico will not accept migrants who have appealed a denial of asylum, unaccompanied children or people with health problems, Velasco said. "What happens if someone from Honduras goes in front of a judge and say, "My life is at risk, but I've been living in Mexico for three years"?" he said.

World Media Miners start horizontal dig for Spanish toddler in well
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Julen Rosello fell down a 110-metre (360 feet) deep borehole in Malaga on January 13 while his family was preparing a picnic. Spanish authorities say that rescue experts are using explosives to make their way through a wall of hard rock to reach the space where a three-year-old boy has been trapped for 12 days.

World Media U.S. government shutdown ends for now
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Pelosi and Trump have feuded over his demands for $5.7 billion in funding for his proposed wall on the southern border with Mexico, which ultimately led to the stalemate over funding the federal government and the partial shutdown lasting 35 days, the longest in US history.

World Media Ambassador to China says he 'misspoke' regarding Meng Wanzhou's extradition
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President Donald Trump. The United States and other Western countries have broader fears that Huawei technology - particularly its hardware for mobile networks - could let the Chinese government eavesdrop. The case has made for tense Canada-China relations. His comments garnered criticism when they came to broader attention on Wednesday, not least because mainstream outlets had not been invited to question him.

World Media Wales set for strong winds over weekend
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The Met Office has issued a yellow alert for snow, stretching from Kent and East Anglia, up to Lincolnshire, the Midlands and nearly as far across as Bristol. These especially prevalent over Ulster and Connacht, with some moderate accumulations likely. The latest predictions is for a belt of cold weather to return after 48 hours of relief.

World Media Yellow vest leader badly injured in police action during protest
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Mr Rodrigues was in Place de la Bastille, one of the French capital's most famous squares, during rioting on Saturday afternoon when he was hit in the right eye. Interior Minister Christophe Castaner condemned the violence by "with yellow vests-clad rioters". 'I'm a hyper pacifist, I don't want anyone to hurt themselves, I went to get my little Yellows out of this hell'.

World Media Digital media company BuzzFeed cutting 15 per cent of jobs
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The health desk was also slashed, and the national security desk was disbanded. A few months prior to that, in June 2018, BuzzFeed cut 20 staffers as it reorganized its business operations. He added, "Even though I'm confident this is the right business decision, it is upsetting and disappointing". Inside the newsroom, employees shed tears as they learned their fate, and the fate of their colleagues.

World Media After a lifetime of dirty tricks, Roger Stone finally takes a fall
Author: 0 After a lifetime of dirty tricks, Roger Stone finally takes a fall

During the interview, Stone is expected to react to his indictment , revealed Friday morning, as part of the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller . In the legal community, we call this a "speaking indictment", given the detailed story it tells of Stone's alleged criminality. "The president did nothing wrong".

World Media Commerce chief asks why furloughed workers using food banks
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US President Donald Trump , a real estate developer and former reality television star, has said federal workers support the shutdown, which was triggered by his demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the US border with Mexico. "At this point, it's few and far between in terms of availability, he said". "You have to have collateral, which is why some people may tap into second mortgages on their homes".

World Media John McCallum resigns as China envoy after Huawei comments
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In retaliation of her arrest, China has detained two Canadians and sentenced one man, previously given a 15-year prison term on drug charges, to death. He later said he "misspoke" and "created confusion". Ong said one way Canada might look to fix its relationship with China would be to replace McCallum with someone more familiar with China and its culture.

World Media Suspect in Louisiana shooting deaths caught in Virginia
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He'll be transported back to Ascension Parish and booked on two counts of first-degree murder, home invasion and illegal use of weapons. The other three victims were identified as Billy Ernest, 43; his son, Tanner, 17; and daughter Summer, 20, in Livingston Parish, USA Today reported .

World Media Nigeria's Buhari under pressure over judge suspension
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The suspended chief justice, Walter Onnoghen, is the head of Nigeria's judiciary that has helped resolve electoral disputes in past votes, some of which have been marred by violence and vote-rigging. Civil society groups have also criticised the suspension. Any return of lawmakers would likely set up another confrontation between the legislature and executive, as Senate leader Bukola Saraki is a prominent Buhari opponent.

World Media Trump caves, signs bill to reopen United States government
Author: 0 Trump caves, signs bill to reopen United States government

Over 35 days and a critical final 24 hours, Trump finally came to see what many allies had known for weeks about his strategy: His only option was to climb down, at least for now. The folly of the effort was readily apparent inside the White House, where aides had warned Trump even before the shutdown began that there was no avenue to success in the showdown with Capitol Hill.

World Media Reaction to the Government Shutdown deal
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Trump triggered the shutdown, which began on December 22, with his wall-funding demand after being criticized by conservative commentators for being willing to sign legislation funding the government without securing wall money. "If we don't get a fair deal from Congress, the government either shuts down on February 15th again, or I will use the powers afforded to me under the laws and Constitution of the United States to address this emergency", he warned.

World Media Netanyahu warns of 'lethal' reaction to any Gaza escalation
Author: 0 Netanyahu warns of 'lethal' reaction to any Gaza escalation

The renewed border clashes came after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blocked the latest Qatari cash injection which was due this week. According to the IDF, the soldier was lightly injured when a bullet struck his helmet as he was confronting rock throwers near the border fence.

World Media Jayme Closs to Get $25K Reward Money After Saving Herself
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Fruehauf says in a statement late Friday that the decision could change. While we are still mourning the loss of longtime family members Jim and Denise, we are so thankful for Jayme's fearless escape and that she is back in Barron. "Our hope is that a trust fund can be used for Jayme's needs today and in the future". Fruehauf says his office can charge Patterson at any time within the statute of limitations for crimes prosecutors believe he committed in their county.

World Media Nurse Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman in Vegetative Sate who gave birth
Author: 0 Nurse Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman in Vegetative Sate who gave birth

Though she was initially described as comatose, her parents said in a written statement that although she was disabled she could respond to sound, make facial gestures and had some ability to move her limbs, head and neck. The woman is now in a hospital. "As a Healthcare provider, we can not comment on any patient due to Federal and State privacy laws". An anonymous source told CBS staff wasn't aware the woman was pregnant , and that she wasn't physically capable of defending ...

World Media President Trump Postpones State of the Union
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she's willing to meet with President Donald Trump "anytime" to discuss ending the partial government shutdown . For now, the president has made a decision to delay the address until Pelosi allows him to speak from the Capitol after the partial shutdown ends.