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March nor'easter produces phenomenon known as 'thundersnow'

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Snowfall in Philadelphia is expected to end tonight around dinner time and around 10 p.m.in New York City . Temperatures with that storm, which could be warmer than freezing mark, will determine whether this region gets rain or snow. Around lunchtime in parts of NY and New Jersey, long, loud rumbles of thunder crashed through the precipitation in the unusual condition known as thundersnow. Read More »

Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg makes U-turn over Russia inquiry

Later that day however, Nunberg told The Associated Press that, in the end, he's likely "going to end up co-operating with them". President Trump has reportedly engaged in conversations with witnesses in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation election probe, despite admonitions from his lawyers not to behave in ways that might look like witness-tampering. Read More »

Kangaloo: Keep working towards gender parity

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The Minister for Women says today is about celebrating previous victories and looking forward to the next challenges for gender equality . Tonight head along to 2018 Writers & Readers opening night event Women Changing the World in celebration of women , their words and their power to change - marking 125 years of New Zealand suffrage. Read More »

Florida Legislature sends gun and school safety bill to governor

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The bill funds mental health, school safety and school security programs at about $300 million , plus another $67 million for a program that would allow some school employees to carry firearms. While the bill's provisions respond to most of the appeals of the student activists and their parents, it left out a key demand: the ban on the AR-15 assault weapon. Read More »

Snow snarls as storm hits US Northeast

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Tom Wolf announced a state of emergency for several counties. As this system comes together more in the next 24 hours, the snow amounts will come into a more clear picture, but as of right now, it looks as though the areas from the far north and west suburbs into the Lehigh Valley and the Poconos are the places for the best chance for accumulating snowfall. Read More »

Trump spoke to witnesses over Russian Federation investigation

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Additionally, after a Times report in January said Trump ordered McGahn to order Mueller to be fired last summer, Trump told an aide that McGahn should issue a statement denying the report, the Times said. McGahn replied that the President was wrong and that he had in fact asked McGahn in June to call the deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, to tell him that the special counsel had a series of conflicts that disqualified him from overseeing the investigation and that he had to be ... Read More »

Married At First Sight's Dean Spotted With Mystery Woman

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Self-described "alpha male" Dean Wells seemed especially keen on the idea, essentially begging the other contestants to say they'd like to "bang" his wife Tracey Jewel . Shelly asked what we were all wondering: Why were you on his lap? Tracey laughed. "I'd had a few drinks by the end of the dinner party". I'd call Dean a pig. Read More »

China ready to make 'appropriate and necessary response' to US

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He made the remarks during a news conference at the same time as a meeting of the National People's Congress in Beijing on Thursday. On Thursday, Wang tried to strike a balance between reassurance and assertiveness, as Beijing deals with pressure from countries like the United States to change its behaviour. Read More »

Italy's election is the latest rebuke for Europe's flailing center-left

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman Monday wished post-election Italy success in forming a "stable government", adding that he hoped Rome wouldn't take six months as Berlin just did. Both parties have previously called for Italy to abandon the euro currency zone, though the 5-Star Movement dropped that demand in the run-up to the election and the League has predicted that the single European currency will fail on its own. Read More »

Rick Scott remains noncommittal on controversial gun bill

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The bill now goes to Gov. Rick Scott for his signature, just before the legislative session is scheduled to end Friday. Wade also has shared with his 7.8 million followers retweets of messages by Parkland student Emma González , who emerged as a leader of the burgeoning pro-gun control youth movement that erupted after the school rampage. Read More »

Texas Democrats are competing again and that's good for democracy

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In the first US primary of the 2018 midterm election season, Texas Democrats were fielding their largest contingent of congressional and legislative candidates in a primary in several decades, and were encouraged the strong early turnout was a sign of electoral success to come in the most populous Republican-held state. Read More »

Mahatma Gandhi's statue vandalised in Kerala's Kannur

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A photo tweeted by news agency ANI showed broken spectacles hanging from the face of Mahatma Gandhi's statue, located in Thaliparamba area of Kannur . The police have registered a case and the probe is on. A day after, another Lenin statue was vandalised in Tripura amid clashes between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M). Read More »

Another nor'easter threatening communities along East Coast

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Interstate 95 is likely to serve as a key dividing line, with areas to its east mainly getting rain and points west due to get as much as 2 feet of snow, Hennen said. That could cause even more to lose electricity, according to Rob Carolan, a meteorologist with Hometown Forecast Services Inc.in Nashua, New Hampshire. Read More »

Sergio Ramos: 'Real Madrid are back' after Champions League win vs. PSG

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Danilo featured as a substitute in Madrid's 2016 Champions League triumph over Atletico Madrid and was part of Zinedine Zidane's squad as they retained the trophy in Cardiff against Juventus last season. With Ronaldo coming into his best form and players such as Asensio and Vazquez showing the depth of their squad, you would have to be courageous to bet against them. Read More »

The Axa Lowers Holdings in Accenture Plc

The volume of the company in the last trading session was 1.86 Million. Luxoft Holding, Inc. (NYSE:LXFT) has risen 10.58% since March 7, 2017 and is uptrending. Citigroup has "Neutral" rating and $116 target. The stock of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, September 7. Read More »

Ben Carson Nixes 'Inclusive' And 'Discrimination Free' Clause From HUD Statement

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Now, the mission statement reads, " HUD's mission is to ensure Americans have access to fair, affordable housing and opportunities to achieve self-sufficiency, thereby strengthening our communities and nation ". HUD did not respond to HuffPost's request for comment on the updated mission statement. The article also includes a claim by a staff member that says she was demoted for trying to stop Carson's wife, Candy, from circumventing a law that capped the redecorating budget at $5,000. Read More »

Syrian troops hold over half of eastern Ghouta

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Council President and Netherlands Ambassador Karel van Oosterom told reporters that the 15-member council had expressed concerns about the humanitarian situation during a closed meeting. The Syrian government continues to make gains in its military offensive the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta, and is now reported to be in control of more than half of the shrinking rebel enclave . Read More »

CBI arrests Dawood aide Farooq Takla from Delhi

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At India's request, the Interpol had issued a Red Corner Notice against Takla in 1995. AI 996 carrying Takla and CBI officials landed in Mumbai around 5.30 am today. He was involved in 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts the links of which can be traced back to Dubai. Senior advocate Ujjwal Nikam called the development a "big blow" to the don's gang. Read More »

Teachers plan school 'walk-ins' Thursday to protest pension bill

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According to wyohistory.org, Reel came to Wyoming in 1886 to be a teacher in Cheyenne after receiving schooling in Boston, Mass., St. Lewis, Missouri, and Chicago, Illinois. On The Legislature Today, an agreement among House and Senate conferees for a five percent pay raise for all of West Virginia's public employees was announced Tuesday morning. Read More »

City Appoints "Night Mayor" To Handle Nightlife

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Now in charge of a mayoral office with a 12-person advisory board, a $300,000 budget and a salary of $130,000 a year, Ms. Palitz seems to have realized that even a doyenne of NY night life must make a few concessions when joining city government. Read More »

Forecast: Snow possible today, warm up should begin Thursday

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SATURDAY NIGHT: Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday . Winds gusting up to 35 miles per hour. Significant reductions in visibility are possible. Friday night should be mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 9 to 13 miles per hour. High temp today is 41 with a low tonight of 36. Read More »

Canadá y México quedarán exentos de aranceles

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El ejecutivo comunitario respondió inmediatamente, de boca de su titular, Jean-Claude Juncker, que el bloque europeo estaba dispuesto a "responder firme y proporcionalmente". en el pasado". El proteccionismo del presidente estadounidense no es compartido por toda su administración. Esta primera medida necesitaría unos tres meses para entrar en vigor. Read More »

Texas primary puts egg on DCCC's face

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O'Rourke's fundraising prowess and unconventional campaign style have pushed him into the national spotlight in a race that could help determine whether Republicans can remain in control of the Senate or if the Democrats can scrounge out a net gain of two seats and capture the majority. Read More »

Florida families call for action on gun bill

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But a key sticking point is whether to allow some school staff members to carry guns as part of voluntary program, implemented only if the local sheriff's department and school district agree. "I do not think that more guns in our schools is the answer". Loranne Ausley , D-Tallahassee. Most House Democrats are expected to vote against the legislation because it creates a new school guardian program that could lead to the arming of some volunteer, specially trained teachers. Read More »

Looming Nor'easter to Drop the Other Shoe on East Coast

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Wind gusts to 35 miles per hour are possible in northeastern New Jersey . "Roads will be snow covered and slippery, and the weight of the wet snow could bring down tree limbs and power lines as well". A slight consolation is that the storm is not expected to bring the coastal flooding like the one last week. Saturday will be partly cloudy and seasonable with high temperatures in the mid-40s for much of the region, and Sunday will be sunny early followed by increasing clouds as the ... Read More »

Runoff roundup: Meet the candidates headed to the May 22 runoff election

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State figures show that more than 1 million Democrats cast votes in primary races across the state on Tuesday, nearly twice as many as in 2014, the last time primaries were held for a midterm election. GOP chair eyes opioid bill vote by Memorial Day Trump eases rules on insurance sold outside of ObamaCare Grassley, Dems step up battle over judicial nominees MORE (Ore.), the top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, said that Democrats will also highlight "all the efforts we ... Read More »

Another snowstorm hits the Northeast, threatens more outages

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Transportation departments in Philadelphia and Boston loaded up salt trucks and pre-treated roads on Tuesday afternoon, and some airlines already were waiving ticket change fees for airports in the storm's projected path, such as Newark, Philadelphia, Boston and New York's JFK. Read More »

Trump tariffs expected next week with no country exemptions: Wilbur Ross

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Stay up-to-date with the latest news, stories and insider events. But Ryan's concerns were shared by other Republican lawmakers, who said the tariffs were a threat to the U.S. Bob Casey, D-Pa., called Trump's decision a "welcome step". "If the US hits its strategic allies such as Canada with measures, they are missing the appropriate target and they expose their economy to serious adverse effects that are greater than the expected gains", said Simard. Read More »

New York declares state of emergency after Nor'easter

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Central Hudson, Orange and Rockland and NYSEG fix crews have been working around the clock to restore power with the help of other line crews brought in from other areas including from Quebec. Some areas could get as much as a foot of snow. Nearly 60,000 homes were without power in Westchester County and almost 40,000 more lost electricity in Rockland County. Read More »

Cantwell, Senate Democrats Unveil Major Infrastructure Investment Proposal

But congressional Republicans are unlikely to budge on the tax plan they approved in December, which cuts taxes for many in the middle class, but which critics say disproportionately benefits corporations and the wealthy. Trump released an infrastructure plan in February that relies on state and local governments and the private sector to make most of the new investments. Read More »

Balkrishna Doshi is the 2018 Pritzker Prize victor

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For over seven decades, Doshi has been committed to shaping and nurturing India's modern architectural milieu and is an important voice in the industry's global discourse as an architect , urban planner, and educator. Throughout his 70-year career, he has built public administrations, educational and cultural institutions, private residences, and more. The global award, which is modelled on the Nobel Prize, was set up in 1979 to honour the work of living architects . Read More »

Italy far-right claims coalition has 'right' to govern

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The unemployment rate is still above ten per cent, and about one in three youths are out of work. Salvini overtook coalition partner Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia (Go Italy) party after promising to deport hundreds of thousands of "irregular" migrants, and railing against the European Union and its "failed currency". Read More »