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Global News Orange weather warning persists
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Temperatures are expected to drop to -4 on Monday and snow will be slow to clear in certain areas. A severe weather warning for snow and ice remains in place across much of the county today. Road safety chiefs are urging motorists, pedestrians and cyclists to take extra care. Please listen to local media/social media for updates on the status of the weather warnings and/or advice issued by the emergency services.

Global News Turkey condemns 'disproportionate force' by Israel
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Trump's recognition of Jerusalem has infuriated the Arab world and upset Western allies, who say it is a blow to peace efforts and risks sparking more violence in the region. Many in the global community have been protesting since Friday in reaction to the decision. The Palestinians see occupied East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state.

Global News Saudis deny MBS bought Mundi
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Louvre Abu Dhabi announced that it will display a 500-year-old painting of Jesus Christ that has been attributed to Leonardo da Vinci . USA intelligence assessments seen by the New York Times and Wall Street Journal identified Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the heir to the Saudi throne, as the buyer of the Renaissance artist's work.

Global News Palestinian President won't meet Pence over Trump's Jerusalem move
Author: 0 Palestinian President won't meet Pence over Trump's Jerusalem move

On Wednesday, Jordan and Palestine requested an emergency meeting between Arab foreign ministers to discuss future actions in response to the United State's decision to declare occupied Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Meanwhile, the Marxist-Leninist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) cancelled its 50th anniversary commemorations to protest against the Jerusalem embassy move on Saturday.

Global News Pope Francis wants wording of 'Our Father' prayer changed
Author: 0 Pope Francis wants wording of 'Our Father' prayer changed

Pope Francis has said the Roman Catholic Church should adopt a better translation of the phrase "lead us not into temptation" in the "Our Father", the best known prayer in Christianity. Francis also noted the many important figures, both in the classical and the Christian traditions, who have reflected on the dynamism of man, pointing especially to the Fathers of the Church and the Latin writers of the first millennium.

Global News Gujarat Election Phase 1: Top 10 Facts You Need To Know
Author: 0 Gujarat Election Phase 1: Top 10 Facts You Need To Know

Saurashtra and Kutch have the maximum number of constituencies that vote in the first phase today and are seen as crucial. Rupani, who is the incumbent chief minister of the state and is leading BJP in Gujarat , is going to bag 78 seats while remaining 4 seats will go to others.

Global News Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet wife, mum on December 25
Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet wife, mum on December 25

While India had specifically asked for the Indian diplomat to be present at the meeting with Jadhav, it is not clear if Pakistan has agreed to this yet. The ICJ halted his execution on India's appeal pending its final verdict. "Pakistan has agreed to facilitate the visit of mother and wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav and assured us of their safety, security, and freedom of movement in Pakistan", Swaraj added.

Global News School closings, delays ahead of possible winter weather Friday
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Some wind accompanied by rain or more accumulating snow is possible Monday night into Tuesday, the weather service said. Periods of snow or rain mixed with snow could bring up to 1 inch of snow to Dawson County. Check to freezing temperatures. There may be a few hours before sunrise Friday where the cold air and moisture overlap to produce light snow showers, especially south of I-10.

Global News Tried to Cite 'Attorney-Client Privilege' to Avoid Questions About His Father
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If Donald Trump Jr . met with her as she says he did to get information about his father's political opponent, that is collusion, or at least attempted collusion. Given all of this, the conversations that Trump Jr. may have had with his father both before and after this meeting are relevant to the Russia investigation because they go to the question of what Trump may have known about efforts by high-ranking officials in his campaign about contact with Russian officials and when he may have ...

Author: 0 Final 'Black Mirror' Season 4 Trailer Reveals an Official Release Date

USS Callister is the most eye-catching new episode given its vibrant colour palette and clear Star Trek influence. Netflix will premiere Black Mirror season 4 on December 29, 2017 . In this episode's futuristic world, a dating app (or "system", as they call it) not only decides who you can date, but decides when your relationship will expire.

Global News At Least 3 Dead In New Mexico High School Shooting
Author: 0 At Least 3 Dead In New Mexico High School Shooting

Bloomfield Police said earlier over Facebook that there was an "active shooter" at the school, but amended the statement to "shooting". A police officer who responded to a mass shooting at a Florida nightclub and now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder is losing his job.

Global News Met Éireann issues Donegal with Storm Caroline weather warning
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Today will be the last day of mild conditions before a cold snap forecast to last until Christmas grips the UK. STORM CAROLINE is set to bring heavy gales, snow, and ice to Ireland in the coming hours as the extreme weather conditions make their way from the United Kingdom to Irish shores.

Global News UN Political Chief to Visit N. Korea
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The UN confirmed that he will be staying for four days, and will meet with several senior North Korean officials, including foreign minister, Ri Yong-ho, and vice-minister Pak Myong Guk. United Nations envoy to break logjam? Analysts say it is unclear whether the missile survived re-entry into the earth's atmosphere or could successfully deliver a warhead to its target - key technological hurdles for Pyongyang.

Global News Fallen police officer escorted from Austin to San Marcos funeral home
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The unidentified suspect shot at all officers on the scene, but Copeland was the only one hit - and the bullets struck parts of his body unprotected by body armor. "Today was his day off". "His picture is hanging in different parts of this police department because everyone here loved him". The body of Officer Kenneth Copeland is back in San Marcos after being transported from the medical examiner's officer in Austin.

Global News Starbucks opens its largest location in China
Author: 0 Starbucks opens its largest location in China

Customers can point their mobile devices at key features around the Roastery to immerse themselves in Starbuck's first augmented reality (AR) experience, which is accessible through the custom-designed Roastery digital web-app platform or on Alibaba's Taobao app.

Global News Trump outlines land reduction in Utah monuments, tribes prepare to sue
Author: 0 Trump outlines land reduction in Utah monuments, tribes prepare to sue

President Trump will on Monday announce plans to slash the size of two United States national parks, provoking fury from environmentalists, native american tribes and conservationists. But it's not clear whether this is something that Trump can even do: The courts have never ruled on whether the president actually has the power to shrink a national monument.

Global News Rep. John Conyers not seeking re-election after term
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Conyers slid his hand up my skirt and rubbed my thighs while I was sitting next to him in the front row of a church", Grubbs said. Embattled Rep. John Conyers , D-Michigan, has announced Tuesday that he is retiring and has endorsed his son, John Conyers III to run for his seat.

Global News Judge refuses to free four Catalan leaders as elections near
Author: 0 Judge refuses to free four Catalan leaders as elections near

The warrant was originally issued after Puigdemont and Antonio Comin, Lluis Puig, Meritxell Serret and Clara Ponsati travelled to Belgium in the wake of the Catalan unilateral declaration of independence on October 27. Catalans remain deeply split on independence, and several polls suggest pro-secession parties might struggle to win enough seats to form a new regional government.

Global News Trump says he wants Senator Orrin Hatch to seek re-election in Utah
Author: 0 Trump says he wants Senator Orrin Hatch to seek re-election in Utah

But Trump reportedly put a wrench in that plan, telling Hatch over the phone, "Orrin, I really hope you will consider running again". Romney has reportedly been mulling a Senate bid in Utah for some time, taking steps after the new year and last summer to up his presence in the Utah political scene.

Author: 0 Thousands evacuated as #ThomasFire blazes across southern California (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Audio will be available later today . It grew to more than 100 sq km (40 sq miles) by the early hours of Tuesday, consuming vegetation that has not burned in decades, the Ventura county fire sergeant Eric Buschow said. Four helicopters were making water drops to fight the fire but by 9:30 p.m. local time but were grounded after conditions were deemed unsafe for them to fly at night.

Global News Russian Federation banned from 2018 Winter Olympics over doping
Author: 0 Russian Federation banned from 2018 Winter Olympics over doping

Neutral flag (also called white) - this is the flag of the Olympic games with five rings. "The Olympic Anthem will be played in any ceremony", said a statement on the IOC website. The U.S. Olympic Committee supported the IOC's decision. Russian President Vladimir Putin has previously said it would be humiliating for Russia to compete without national symbols.

Global News Yemen ex-president killed as fighting shakes capital
Author: 0 Yemen ex-president killed as fighting shakes capital

One of his sons was also reportedly shot and taken captive by the Houthis . Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi called on Yemenis yesterday to rise up against the Iran-aligned Houthis after the death of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh .

Global News Time's 'Person of the Year' shortlist includes Trump, Mueller, Kaepernick
Author: 0 Time's 'Person of the Year' shortlist includes Trump, Mueller, Kaepernick

Trump has also proposed ending DACA, a programme that gives legal status to " Dreamers ", undocumented immigrants that have been in the US since they were children. Since then, allegations against other big names in Hollywood and entertainment have cost many high-powered men their jobs, multiple media outlets have reported.

Global News Strong cold front sends temperatures plunging — FIRST ALERT FORECAST
Author: 0 Strong cold front sends temperatures plunging — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

A small chance of showers is possible Tuesday , mainly along the beaches. A warm start to the week will give way to cooler temperatures and a bit of rain in the New Orleans area, according to National Weather Service forecasters . Between these two options, it's likely someone in Alabama gets a few snowflakes Friday . Wednesday: Mostly sunny; high of 44. Rain chances will likely drop from near 20% Saturday to near 0% Sunday and early next week.

Global News Soccer coach arrested with girl had NY job
Author: 0 Soccer coach arrested with girl had NY job

According to the friend, Caitlyn said the two were planning to leave and she (Caitlyn) didn't know how to get out of going. A 17-year-old Florida girl named Caitlyn Frisina was found by state troopers in upstate NY, she was located along with the 27-year-old Rian Rodriguez who is a family friend and an assistant soccer coach of Frisina's father's at Fort White High School, according to the authorities.

Global News Former President Obama Shades President Donald Trump On His Twitter Following
Author: 0 Former President Obama Shades President Donald Trump On His Twitter Following

Mr. Obama didn't limit his criticisms of Mr. Trump-while never mentioning his name-to the area of global warming, but also worked in oblique references to the President's use of social media. Back in the U.S., President Trump gave a speech in the Rose Garden after deciding to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord.

Global News 1 dead after hit-and-run driver strikes several pedestrians in Queens
Author: 0 1 dead after hit-and-run driver strikes several pedestrians in Queens

The auto came "from nowhere and hit the whole group" on the sidewalk, the witness told the local media, adding that "the vehicle was going really fast" and he saw "bodies flying". Police say the driver then got back into his auto, drove off, jumped a curb and hit a group of pedestrians. "Suddenly I just see the white auto driving through the sidewalk".

Global News UGA players arrested after SEC Championship
Author: 0 UGA players arrested after SEC Championship

Stanley was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, possession of marijuana of less than one ounce and speeding while going 87 miles per hour in a 65 zone. According to the school's student-athlete handbook, a player will be dismissed from the team following a third marijuana-related incident. Check back for updates.

Global News Trump to Pull US From UN Migration Compact
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While announcing the U.S. decision to pull out from the landmark initiative, Haley still praised what she framed as Washington's "long-standing moral leadership" in providing support to migrants all over the world, promising that its " generosity will continue ".

Global News Case registered against Max Hospital over negligence issue
Author: 0 Case registered against Max Hospital over negligence issue

Narrating the incident, family members said six-month pregnant Varsha -who was earlier admitted at a nursing home in Paschim Vihar - was admitted to Max on November 28, where doctors told the family that her situation is critical and chances of newborns' survival are less.

Global News Sauber reveals Alfa Romeo livery design
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Formula 2 champion Charles Leclerc will drive for the Alfa Romeo-backed Sauber team next season alongside Sweden's Marcus Ericsson . Giovinazzi, who served as Ferrari's third driver in 2017, has two Sauber race outings to his name, the Italian having stood in for the injured Wehrlein at this season's two opening rounds, with a best finish of 12th in Australia.

Global News Former NSA employee pleaded guilty to taking classified documents home
Author: 0 Former NSA employee pleaded guilty to taking classified documents home

Pho is scheduled to be sentenced in April in US district court in Baltimore. Beginning in 2010 and continuing through March 2015, Pho regularly removed and stored government documents that contained sensitive national defense information, including documents classified as Top Secret-the highest level of classified information that is defined by the government as information that "unauthorized disclosure of which reasonably could be expected to cause exceptionally grave damage to the national ...

Global News Tomorrow - We will see the supermoon for the first time in 2017
Author: 0 Tomorrow - We will see the supermoon for the first time in 2017

The average distance between the moon and earth is 3,84,000 km, but at perigee, it is 3,56,000 km and at apogee, it will be 4,06,300 km. That kind of full moon won't be seen again from Earth until 2034, according to NASA. This is known as the moon illusion and the moon hasn't grown; it's a trick your eyes are playing on you. Just to be clear, the supermoon is only the moon-there will be no eclipse and no colors.

Global News RBS Shuts 259 British Branches as It Expands E-Banking
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In England and Wales the number of NatWest branches will fall to 655. "It shows the depth of RBS's lack of understanding of island circumstances that their email announcing the branch closure stated there are still "a number of free to use cash machines in your area", before listing cash machines some 27 miles away in South Uist, which people in Barra would have to take a ferry to use".

Global News Burqa-clad militants kill nine in Pakistan
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Authorities said the gunmen had been killed and security forces had cleared the area after searching for remaining militants . The injured have all been admitted to Khyber Teaching Hospital where an emergency has been imposed. The attackers were initially reported between three and four in numbers and all were killed, said the military spokesperson. Security has improved in Pakistan over the past few years but a spate of attacks in recent days, and a threat by hardline militants to ...

Global News Christmas Market In Germany Evacuated After IED Found Nearby
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Police were notified about the package after it was delivered to a pharmacy on the same street as the market at around 2:30 p.m. Police also closed several roads adjacent to the area, German media report. A temporary memorial to the victims of last year's attack is set to be replaced by a permanent one on December 19, at the historic Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church on the site of the market that was attacked.

Global News Sacramento is 1 of 4 cities in the finals for MLS team
Author: 0 Sacramento is 1 of 4 cities in the finals for MLS team

According to Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff, who played a lead role in this plan, MLS officials had even encouraged the county and city to purchase the $18 million Toyota Field stadium in 2015 , on the assumption that San Antonio would soon have a national soccer franchise.

Global News Atlantic Hurricane Season Wraps Today
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The storm maintained an intensity of 185 mph for a global record of 37 hours, and it was also the strongest hurricane on record in the Atlantic, outside of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. That includes at least $32 billion in damages from Maria, $60 billion from Irma and $114 billion from Harvey. On Sept 20, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, devastating the USA territory with widespread damage and power outages.

Global News Al Franken, Battling for His Political Life, Apologizes for Groping
Author: 0 Al Franken, Battling for His Political Life, Apologizes for Groping

Franken also declined to say whether he thought the behavior he is accused of would be grounds for resignation. Monday at a press conference on Capitol Hill , Franken again said he does not remember sexually harassing his accusers. "And so I apologized to her and I meant it". " I certainly don't remember the rehearsal for the skit in the same way, but I send my sincerest apologies to Leeann".

Author: 0 Pence says Trump 'actively considering' embassy move in Israel

On Wednesday, Hadashot television news reported that in Israel , "there is a very high expectation " that Trump will declare that he "formally recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and instructing his team to actively prepare to move the embassy".

Global News Instagram now lets you remix the photos your friends send you
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They're all enjoying the perks of his awesome update that lets your edit a DMed photo with whatever insane decorations your heart desires - while you're in the dark, missing out, feeling the weight of FOMO, and wondering if you've been somehow selected to be the only person to not be offered the update.

Global News Conte says David Luiz 'should be happy' to play for Chelsea
Author: 0 Conte says David Luiz 'should be happy' to play for Chelsea

The future of Willian is also fascinating, as the Brazilian will surely be a little concerned about being down the pecking order in the eyes of his manager. "You know any time you put together back-to-back wins, or a win and a draw, you're pushing out of those danger zones". I repeat he is doing a really good job.

Global News Man Was Plotting New Year's Eve Mass Shooting, Police Say
Author: 0 Man Was Plotting New Year's Eve Mass Shooting, Police Say

Last year, about 500,000 people celebrated New Year's Eve in Melbourne's city centre. Victoria Police says the operation is ongoing, however police do not anticipate further arrests. Counterterrorism police had been monitoring the latest suspect, a known extremist and a sympathiser of Isis (Islamic State), this year and detained him as he met with people in an attempt to acquire a gun, Patton said.

Global News Federal Judge Rejects Trump Request to Delay Enlistment of Trans Troops
Author: 0 Federal Judge Rejects Trump Request to Delay Enlistment of Trans Troops

The memo also gave Defense Secretary James MattisJames Norman MattisNational security departments and agencies have been deprioritized Trump appeals court's decision to partially block transgender military ban Second federal judge halts Trump's transgender military ban MORE a six-month deadline to assess the role of transgender troops who are now serving in the US military.

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