• Copy-TRACKING: Frigid tonight and light snow chances into the weekend

    Copy-TRACKING: Frigid tonight and light snow chances into the weekend

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    Accumulations should range between 1 to 2 inches of rain. Here is how one model is projecting this weekend's snow totals. THURSDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and freezing cold temperatures develop, with a low of 29 degrees. There's a 30 percent chance of rain Saturday night into Sunday . South southwest wind around 7 miles per hour. Windy, with a west wind 23 to 29 miles per hour.
  • Welsh back to face Wales in Six Nations

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    By then, the match was about only how big the margin was going to be for Wales' 50th win in the expanded Six Nations , and 50th win in 10 years under coach Warren Gatland . " Ireland are the favourites", he has claimed, which is half to do with the fact that England - in his opinion - deserve more credit for their achievements over the last two years and half a siege mentality to ring the very best out of his players.
  • United States calls for brand new nuclear weapons as Russian Federation develops nuclear-armed torpedo

    United States calls for brand new nuclear weapons as Russian Federation develops nuclear-armed torpedo

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    Under the New Start nuclear arms treaty with Russian Federation, the US could raise that level to 1,550. The report follows promises made by President Trump to strengthen the nation's nuclear arsenal. A potential spike in funding would likely funnel into New Mexico's laboratories, where Los Alamos National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories are collectively among the highest-funded nuclear weapons sites in the nation, with New Mexico raking in around $5 billion from the U.S.
  • Pilot killed after Syrian rebels down Russian warplane

    Pilot killed after Syrian rebels down Russian warplane

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    The death of the pilot was confirmed by Russian news agency TASS which quoted the defence ministry as saying that 30 militants had been killed in the strike. Pro-Assad forces - backed by Russian Federation - launched an offensive at the end of 2017 to capture Idlib province, the last remaining area still fully outside of the regime's control.
  • White House Seeks 72% Cut to Clean Energy Programs

    White House Seeks 72% Cut to Clean Energy Programs

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    Department of Energy's (DOE) energy efficiency and renewable energy programs, according to the Washington Post , which cites a leaked draft of the DOE budget for fiscal year 2019. The paper reports the biggest research cuts will fall on fuel-efficient vehicles (82%), but solar energy technologies research would see its budget reduced by 78%.
  • Army files counter FIR on pelters

    Army files counter FIR on pelters

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    The Army was upset that the FIR registered by police at Keegam thana in Shopian mentioned the name of Major Aditya , when he was not "present at the spot". He said the police should have filed a "generic FIR" in the case instead of "prematurely" naming a Major as an accused. It (the firing) was in self-defence and (for the) protection of the property of the government - (the job) that has been vested on us.
  • United Nations holds back names of Israel settlement profiteers

    United Nations holds back names of Israel settlement profiteers

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    In particular, Haley has put focus on the Human Rights Council for its anti-Israel bias and a membership that includes countries such as Venezuela, Cuba and Saudi Arabia. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein urged all businesses contacted by the UN Human Rights Office in relation to its mandate under Human Rights Council resolution 31/36 to cooperate with the Office, with a view to engaging in constructive dialogue.
  • USA to impose arms embargo on S. Sudan to end war

    USA to impose arms embargo on S. Sudan to end war

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    South Sudan is the worlds youngest country, and has been supported by the US since it's inception in 2011. The U.S. on Friday banned the export of weapons and defence services to South Sudan, stepping up pressure against President Salva Kiir to end the country's four-year conflict.
  • Tough task for Tillerson in Mexico, south of Trump's wall

    Tough task for Tillerson in Mexico, south of Trump's wall

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    They said they were Venezuelans opposed to the Maduro government. A senior U.S. State Department official said at a briefing this week that the United States will employ every last one of its "political, diplomatic and economic tools to address the situation in Venezuela", according to VOA News.
  • Mattis warns Syria: Stop using chemical weapons

    Mattis warns Syria: Stop using chemical weapons

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    Nauert said this is the third reported incident in east Ghouta in the last 30 days. A USA official said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces may be developing new types of chemical weapons, which could reach as far as the U.S. But with Russian and Iranian influence growing in Syria and posing a direct threat to U.S. foreign policy interests, it's possible that the Trump administration may look to make a statement that it's not buying Russia's excuses anymore.