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Author: 0 Britain Set for Record Cold Week

The UK forecasters say there is a risk of "significant snow" from "every direction". Frigid air will continue to send temperatures into free fall in the coming days, with lows of -10C predicted in Scotland on Sunday night. "It will be similar to a cold period seen in spring 2013 and is very likely to be colder as it is slightly earlier in the year meaning the sun is not as strong".

Global News Delhi Government's Crisis: Chief Secretary alleged assaulted by AAP MLAs
Author: 0 Delhi Government's Crisis: Chief Secretary alleged assaulted by AAP MLAs

The IAS Association released a press report over the incident. There had been some reports that the party was in need of money, and that's why Prakash had been invited, but they've since been denied. "The said assault and manhandling of a senior bureaucrat on February 19, 2018 by sitting MLAs are highly disturbing, outrageous, shocking and highly deplorable", the association said.

Global News Rahul lobs 'buy church' salvo at BJP
Author: 0 Rahul lobs 'buy church' salvo at BJP

Earlier in the day, replying to PM Narendra Modi's tweet, Rahul Gandhi said that he was looking forward to knowing the former's response to the PNB row and Rafale deal. "He himself is on bail in a Rs 500 crore National Herald scam and there were a number of scams during the UPA when his mother was the Congress president and de facto head of the government", said BJP spokesperson Anil Baluni.

Global News Zimbabwe president hails late opposition hero Morgan Tsvangirai
Author: 0 Zimbabwe president hails late opposition hero Morgan Tsvangirai

He also spoke about holding free and fair elections in the country this year. Tsvangirai became a symbol of resistance to the ruling Zanu PF's authoritarianism, entrenched since Zimbabwe broke from its colonial master Britain in 1980. Before being forced into a power-sharing deal with ZANU-PF as a prime minister, Tsvangirai was beaten up by police, his rallies were banned and he was charged with treason and jailed.

Global News Turkey Shells Kurdish-held Region in Syria as Assad Loyalists Arrive
Author: 0 Turkey Shells Kurdish-held Region in Syria as Assad Loyalists Arrive

Images were aired of "popular forces" loyal to President Bashar Assad moving toward Afrin city in pick-up trucks equipped with anti-aircraft guns and armoured personals carriers (APCs), Efe reported . The Turkish government claims that the YPG is an offshoot of the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK), which has mounted a rebellion against the state in mainly Kurdish southeastern Turkey for more than 30 years.

Global News Makkal Needhi Maiam: Kamal Haasan floats new political party
Author: 0 Makkal Needhi Maiam: Kamal Haasan floats new political party

Haasan has starred in a film titled 'Nammavar .' "It is the name of a film. Once advocates used to come to politics in large numbers.no body questioned. "We are going to create a people's party, today is one example.There will be many such public meetings". The Minister was among select political leaders from across the country who were invited by the actor to attend the inaugural event of his new political party.

Global News Alabama officer killed, suspect found dead after standoff
Author: 0 Alabama officer killed, suspect found dead after standoff

News 5 has learned more about Officer Billa based on a 2016 honor naming him officer of the month. A police officer and a shooting suspect are both dead after a standoff in Alabama . Officers were seen early on Wednesday embracing and consoling each other outside of University of South Alabama Medical Center before Mr Billa's death was formally announced.

Global News Palestinian teenager dies of injuries inflicted by Israeli forces
Author: 0 Palestinian teenager dies of injuries inflicted by Israeli forces

Yesterday's incident comes amid an up-tick in cross-border fighting. The incident was the most serious to take place on the southern border since Operation Protective Edge in 2014. "Senior Hamas officials simply send you to do the work for them at the risk of your life". Saturday's explosion sparked a round of strikes over the weekend.

Global News Trump Denies the Alleged Trump Tower Sexual Harassment Incident
Author: 0 Trump Denies the Alleged Trump Tower Sexual Harassment Incident

In the article, Crooks doesn't say it happened in the lobby of Trump Tower, but outside her company's offices. The alleged incident is thought to have taken place inside the lobby of Trump Tower in NY on 11 January 2006. Crooks first told her story six weeks before the 2016 election. "Let's clear this up for everyone", Crooks wrote in the tweet directed at Trump.

Global News Kvitova beats Muguruza in thrilling Doha final
Author: 0 Kvitova beats Muguruza in thrilling Doha final

Coming into the tournament 21st in the WTA rankings, the Czech won 3-6 6-3 6-4 in two hours and 16 minutes to add to her triumph in St Petersburg earlier this month. "I think if I would have got one of those break points, it would be different". She was in trouble when Spain's Muguruza took a 5-0 lead in the first set.

Global News Did Modi govt snub Canada PM Trudeau?
Author: 0 Did Modi govt snub Canada PM Trudeau?

Shah Rukh Khan once again proves that he is the biggest superstar of the millennia, the Canadian Prime Minister tweeted about meeting the superstar and sharing a picture with him. In unambiguous terms it told their Canadian counterparts that if Trudeau skipped the mandatory meeting with the CM, then India would withdraw permission for the PM to travel to Punjab.

Global News Intense mortar shelling kills 5 in Syria's Damascus
Author: 0 Intense mortar shelling kills 5 in Syria's Damascus

Government forces are preparing to launch a major ground assault on Eastern Ghouta following the heavy bombardment, which began on Sunday, SOHR said. "The humanitarian situation of civilians in East Ghouta is spiraling out of control", he said in a statement.

Global News Student 'shoots himself' at OH middle school
Author: 0 Student 'shoots himself' at OH middle school

The unidentified 7th-grader was taken to a local hospital where his condition is unknown. Police did not say if the shooting was intentional or an accident. Two students told WKYC they hid in closets for two to three hours and were not told what was happening. 'Students will be released to their parents in the near future'.

Global News China demands 'severe punishment' for man who stole thumb from terracotta warrior
Author: 0 China demands 'severe punishment' for man who stole thumb from terracotta warrior

Terracotta Warriors which guarded the tomb of China's First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang, on loan from China are displayed in The World Museum, Liverpool, Britain February 6, 2017. They are considered one of China's most important archeological finds. Rohana then appeared to break off the statue's left thumb and pocket it before leaving the event with friends.

Global News Trump endorses Romney for US Senate seat
Author: 0 Trump endorses Romney for US Senate seat

Romney posted a video announcing his campaign for the seat saying, "I am running for United States Senate to serve the people of Utah and bring Utah's values to Washington ". Trump even went as far as to accuse Romney of "choking" in the 2012 election, mocking his candidacy on more than one occasion. "I think that's going to be a problem".

Global News Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano gets huge bump in pay
Author: 0 Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano gets huge bump in pay

But the Nittany Lions are trying to make a late-season impression. Penn State had more second-chance points with 15, compared to Ohio State's 6. "I think in many ways we have more matchup issues with Penn State than anybody in the league", the Buckeyes coach said before his team made the trip east to play the only Big Ten opponent to beat Ohio State this year.

Global News Russian mercenaries killed in U.S. strike on pro-Assad forces
Author: 0 Russian mercenaries killed in U.S. strike on pro-Assad forces

More than 45 Russian military personnel have been officially confirmed killed since then. This group, named after the retired Russian officer that leads it, is linked to Russian military and security forces and has operated as an arms-length formation in both eastern Ukraine - although Russia has denied direct military involvement in the conflict there - and Syria .

Global News Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency, Martial law
Author: 0 Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency, Martial law

A day later, the government imposed the state of emergency. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn remains in the post after announcing Thursday he had submitted a resignation letter to help planned reforms succeed. "I don't think the state of emergency will bring peace and stability", Addis Ababa resident Andualem Melese told AFP. The board included it would discharge more points of interest on Saturday.

Global News Under fire, Kelly makes changes to White House security clearance process
Author: 0 Under fire, Kelly makes changes to White House security clearance process

Kelly, a former Marine Corps general, proposed a series of tweaks meant to limit temporary security clearances, but which also seemed created to draw a line under the Rob Porter scandal . The allegations against Porter and the White House's botched handling of them have brought to light a broader problem with security within the Trump administration: a lot of people still haven't been cleared.

Global News Indian Woman married Two Women as a 'Man' for Dowry
Author: 0 Indian Woman married Two Women as a 'Man' for Dowry

Sen separated from her first wife soon after the wedding , and married another woman in April 2017. Sen, who was at large, was traced by Kathgodam police and arrested on Wednesday. She had alleged that Sen had taken Rs 8.5 lakh from her family saying that she needed the money for a factory she owned in Hardwar. "It got confirmed after medical examination that she was a woman and not a man", the first wife told ANI news agency.

Global News South Korea Paying for North Korea's Olympics Expenses
Author: 0 South Korea Paying for North Korea's Olympics Expenses

In December, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered to start talks with North Korea without pre-conditions, but the State Department later said there would first have to be a "period of calm" in which Pyongyang suspends testing before any negotiations could begin.

Global News Two Hafiz Saeed-linked charities banned from operating in Pakistan: Sana
Author: 0 Two Hafiz Saeed-linked charities banned from operating in Pakistan: Sana

The federal government on Wednesday issued a notification directing the authorities concerned to freeze the assets of Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) and Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) under the Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018. Pakistan has banned the LeT, but its charity wings, the JUD and FIF, have been operating. Did Pakistan ban Hafiz Saeed led foundations after multiple warnings from U.S.

Global News Trump backs 25-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax hike: senator
Author: 0 Trump backs 25-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax hike: senator

Baldwin, Nelson for reelection MORE (Del.), the top Democrat on the Environment and Public Works Committee, was in the meeting and confirmed in a statement that the president backed a 25-cent increase. "I want a parade like the one in France", Trump said at a January 18 meeting at the Pentagon, according to The Washington Post . Congress has transferred almost $140 billion to the Highway Trust Fund since 2008.

Global News Tutu retires as global ambassador of scandal-hit Oxfam
Author: 0 Tutu retires as global ambassador of scandal-hit Oxfam

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has stepped down as an ambassador for Oxfam, citing disappointment at the British aid agency's embroilment in a sex scandal involving staff in Haiti after a massive 2010 natural disaster. International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt said on Wednesday the aid sector needed a change of culture. The former Haiti country director at the heart of the scandal denied on Thursday that he had paid for sex with prostitutes or abused minors.

Global News Bowman Puts The No. 88 Chevy On 500 Pole
Author: 0 Bowman Puts The No. 88 Chevy On 500 Pole

Her final race will be with the same auto number she started her NASCAR career in - the No. 7 Chevrolet, which she'll drive for Premium Motorsports - back in 2010 in the XFINITY Series , with the same crew chief, Tony Eury Jr., guiding her through those 500 miles.

Global News Penny Mordaunt issues fresh funding warning to Oxfam
Author: 0 Penny Mordaunt issues fresh funding warning to Oxfam

Since the allegations came about, Oxfam's deputy chief executive, Penny Lawrence , has also resigned over the charity's handling of the misconduct. Depending on its outcome, the government will decide whether to stop or cut back on money given to Oxfam which in 2016-17 amounted to £31.7 million.

Global News Iraqi reconstruction to cost $88 billion
Author: 0 Iraqi reconstruction to cost $88 billion

Donors and investors have gathered in Kuwait this week to discuss efforts to rebuild Iraq's economy and infrastructure as it emerges from a devastating conflict with the hardline Daesh militants who seized nearly one-third of the country.

Global News What's the secret political meaning behind the dress in Michelle Obama's portrait?
Author: 0 What's the secret political meaning behind the dress in Michelle Obama's portrait?

The post argues that the president's portrait is secretly perverted - and subtly hateful toward white people - on the basis of two sentences from a pair of years-old stories on Wiley's work. Obama said Wiley initially wanted to portray him with "scepters" and "chifforobes" - possibly even mount him on a horse. "Sherald uses greyscale to paint skin tone in order to take away 'color, ' so her subjects can be seen for their personality and presence", Bennett wrote on Twitter .

Global News Scores of Russians killed by USA in Syria
Author: 0 Scores of Russians killed by USA in Syria

In that incident, USA special operations forces and allied Syrian fighters came under attack by a group of 500 Assad regime-backed fighters equipped with tanks, artillery and mortars. The strike was the second by the US against pro-Syrian regime forces last week, according to the USA military's Central Command. Utkin was photographed next to President Vladimir Putin at a Kremlin reception in late 2016, held to honor him and others for their service to Russian Federation, for which they ...

Global News 'No survivors': Russian plane crashes with 71 people on board near Moscow
Author: 0 'No survivors': Russian plane crashes with 71 people on board near Moscow

Rescue teams are en route to where the plane is thought to have come down. Earlier, the Emergencies Ministry released the names of all 71 people on board the ill-fated aircraft. Russian President Vladimir Putin "deep condolences to all those who lost relatives and friends in this disaster", his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, according to Tass.

Global News Oxfam revelations lead to more accountability for charities
Author: 0 Oxfam revelations lead to more accountability for charities

The British government is reviewing its relationship with Oxfam amid a deepening sexual misconduct scandal involving some of the charity's employees working in Haiti after its devastating 2010 quake. Women believed to be sex workers were reportedly invited to the Oxfam team house on a number of occasions. Everybody - the 25,000 staff and volunteers - are compromised by this, the hundreds of thousands of people who support Oxfam every month are compromised by this, and to everybody I ...

Global News UN Security Council considers measure demanding 30-day ceasefire in Syria
Author: 0 UN Security Council considers measure demanding 30-day ceasefire in Syria

The heavy death toll underscored the large size of the attack, which the USA official said included about 500 opposing forces, backed by air support, artillery, tanks, multiple-launch rocket systems and mortars. Russian Federation said it did not have personnel in the area, and its defense ministry said it only confirmed 25 Syrian militia were wounded, and no deaths.

Global News Duterte to AFP: Discontinue helicopter deal with Canada
Author: 0 Duterte to AFP: Discontinue helicopter deal with Canada

Human-rights and arms-control groups have accused the Philippine armed forces of extrajudicial killings and other atrocities in their fight against Islamic militants and communist rebels. NDP foreign affairs critic Helene Laverdiere has added her voice to the chorus of concern, writing on Twitter: "How can Trudeau justify this deal with the Philippines when Duterte's government has plunged the country into a awful human rights crisis?" Duterte, who has overseen a crackdown that has left ...

Global News At least 19 killed as bus topples over in Hong Kong
Author: 0 At least 19 killed as bus topples over in Hong Kong

Witnesses told horrific stories of watching dazed and bloody passengers drag themselves from the mangled wreckage. While Hong Kong has a well-developed and generally safe public transportation system, fatal bus crashes have persisted. "We feel deeply saddened by the accident and offer our condolences to the deceased", government leader Carrie Lam said after paying a visit to the injured at a hospital.

Global News With early morning votes, Congress ends overnight government shutdown
Author: 0 With early morning votes, Congress ends overnight government shutdown

During the White House event targeted on criminal threats raised by few immigrants, U.S. president, Donald Trump stated that, "I'd love to see a shutdown if we don't get this stuff taken care of". "It spends too much money, borrows too much money, and actually we're going to bring back Obama era deficits", Paul said of the bill Thursday on Fox News' "Your World With Neil Cavuto".

Global News Weekend may take an icy turn across Dallas
Author: 0 Weekend may take an icy turn across Dallas

As for freezing rain (ice), a few hundredths of an inch is possible, especially over central and southern sections of the CBS4 viewing area. Be alert to any possible advisories that the National Weather Service may post over the weekend. There is a 60 percent chance of rain for the rest of the night Friday and until 5 a.m. Saturday morning. The worst of Winter Storm Mateo is already east of St.

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