• Winter Storm WARNING Issued for Our Area

    Winter Storm WARNING Issued for Our Area

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    Our first decent snow of the season still appears on target for the weekend. Through the evening drive in Wichita, rain will be the predominant precipitation type with a changeover to snow occurring during the late evening. Leftover flurries and snow showers are possible for Monday. A few major East Coast cities are likely to see some impact, including Washington, Baltimore and Philadelphia, and there is a possibility for light accumulation in NY along the northern edge of the storm.
  • Nvidia introduces GeForce RTX 2060, 6GB of G6 memory for $349

    Nvidia introduces GeForce RTX 2060, 6GB of G6 memory for $349

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    The MSI GS75 Stealth delivers huge power in a very thin and streamlined chassis. On the other hand, PCs equipped with RTX cards that can play them will be plentiful, since Nvidia also announced a new platform that will enable manufacturers to put them in laptops.
  • Missing Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs found alive, suspect in custody

    Missing Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs found alive, suspect in custody

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    Now she was standing at the Kasinskas' doorstep. Jayme's grandfather, Robert Naiberg, told the Minneapolis Star Tribune that Jayme was taken to hospital. They found the victims, but Jayme was not there and no gun was found, the Barron County sheriff said at the time. "That is the will of a kid to survive", Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said at a press conference Friday.
  • Trump, en la frontera con México: 'Necesitamos un muro'

    Trump, en la frontera con México: 'Necesitamos un muro'

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    Comentando la imagen, Trump afirmó que "este es el muro diseñado por administraciones previas ", pero el medio insiste en que el prototipo fue creado durante su Administración, aunque las anteriores también utilizaban el mismo diseño. "Pronto se anunciarán más detalles", dijo Sanders en su cuenta oficial de Twitter . Trump dio un manotazo en la mesa, apuntó el líder demócrata en el Senado, Chuck Schumer .
  • Pompeo Visits Middle East to Increase Pressure on Iran

    Pompeo Visits Middle East to Increase Pressure on Iran

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    Bolton's comments were widely seen as backtracking on Trump's announcement. "We will withdraw our forces, our uniformed forces, from Syria and continue America´s crushing campaign", Pompeo told reporters. "We've won against Isis ", he said at the time. "Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar and the Russian defense minister held telephone talks".
  • Senate Anti BDS Legislation Stops 4 Votes Short of 60

    Senate Anti BDS Legislation Stops 4 Votes Short of 60

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    By a vote of 240-188 along mostly partisan lines, the House passed the bill and sent it to the Republican-controlled Senate as part of Democrats' latest strategy to end partial government shutdowns at many federal agencies that began on December 22.
  • HTC Vive Cosmos VR Headset Breaks Cover at CES 2019

    HTC Vive Cosmos VR Headset Breaks Cover at CES 2019

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    The consumer market is going to be a tough one for HTC to hold onto. HTC took to the stage at CES 2019 to talk about the future of VR. The Vive Pro is a VR that is on the higher-end of price as well. Combined with the eye tracking tech, companies can track where consumers look the most to help develop products. It's also possible that HTC will include other enhancements.
  • Saudi teen fleeing family won't be deported: Thailand

    Saudi teen fleeing family won't be deported: Thailand

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    Ms Rahaf Mohammed Al Qunun had been at Bangkok airport since Saturday when she was denied entry by Thai immigration officials, who reject her accusations that she was detained at the request of Saudi Arabia . "She is under the care of the UNHCR now but we also sent Thai security to help take care (of her)", Surachate told reporters at Suvarnabhumi airport.
  • Kim Jong-un goes to China for 4th meeting with Xi

    Kim Jong-un goes to China for 4th meeting with Xi

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    US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday that China's economy was more vulnerable to the fallout from the trade war. Kim's father and predecessor Kim Jong Il, who is said to have had a fear of flying, stuck to the rails for his own foreign travels, using high-security trains for his seven visits to China and three to Russian Federation over his 1994-2011 term.
  • Amazon has now sold more than 100m Alexa-capable devices

    Amazon has now sold more than 100m Alexa-capable devices

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    According to VentureBeat , Samsung will be adding support for Google Maps, Google Play, YouTube, and Gmail, to Bixby 2.0. So while Google and Apple have their assistants running on possibly billions of devices, Amazon is quickly picking up the pace with different hardware products using Alexa's capabilities.
  • A deal's a deal says Varadkar

    A deal's a deal says Varadkar

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    But little has changed since she delayed before Christmas a House of Commons vote on the proposed deal and few observers believe she'll be successful as many rebel lawmakers are locked into their opposition because of public promises they've made to their constituency parties.
  • United States to Leave Syria 'At Proper Pace' While Continuing to Fight Daesh

    United States to Leave Syria 'At Proper Pace' While Continuing to Fight Daesh

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    President Donald Trump emphasized in a Twitter statement on Monday that United States forces would leave Syria in a prudent way and would continue to fight the Daesh* terrorist group. Bolton said the US has asked the Kurds to "stand fast now" and refrain from seeking protection from Russian Federation or Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government.
  • ‘May declare a national emergency’ to build wall

    ‘May declare a national emergency’ to build wall

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    The partial US government shutdown reached its 17th day Monday with President Donald Trump retaining his demand for money to build a border wall and House Democrats preparing votes on new bills aimed at opening shuttered agencies. "We have to have border security". The Pentagon last month said it has studied the issue and concluded it does have legal authority to build border fencing if it is deemed part of a counterdrug operation or part of a national emergency.
  • Voter confronts Elizabeth Warren over her DNA test. Warren's response is mind-boggling

    Voter confronts Elizabeth Warren over her DNA test. Warren's response is mind-boggling

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    Hotchkin, a Des Moines resident who wore a pink 2020 Feel The Bern! hat and voted for Hillary Clinton in the last election, said he was now considering Warren and Sanders. "It makes a mockery out of DNA tests and its legitimate uses while also dishonoring legitimate tribal governments and their citizens, whose ancestors are well documented and whose heritage is proven".
  • 116th Congress takes office as the most diverse in US history

    116th Congress takes office as the most diverse in US history

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    McConnell, who went back to the Capitol, unaware of the press conference, said it was encouraging that the White House officials and the congressional contingent would meet over the weekend "to see if they can reach an agreement and then punt it back to us for final sign off".
  • House defies Trump veto threat, passes funding plan without wall

    House defies Trump veto threat, passes funding plan without wall

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    She vowed, in prepared remarks, "to restore integrity to government so that people can have confidence that government works for the public interest, not the special interests". That ensured the shutdown would continue, clouding the first days of the new session. The White House has rejected the package, while the Republican majority leader in the Senate, Mitch McConnell, called it a total nonstarter and a waste of time.
  • Trump mocks India's Modi for library in Afghanistan

    Trump mocks India's Modi for library in Afghanistan

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    But Trump's knowledge of historical facts surrounding the Afghan conflict is as profound as his reading habits. Many Afghan citizens also ridiculed Trump's comments, saying " India is fighting terrorism in Afghanistan by eliminating poverty and providing education to its youth".
  • Rashida Tlaib slammed as new House Dems get early uncomfortable lesson

    Rashida Tlaib slammed as new House Dems get early uncomfortable lesson

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    The New York Democrat's committee would be the one to begin impeachment proceedings. Republicans seized on both Tlaib's impeachment call and her language. Pelosi purposely avoided - and encouraged most fellow Democrats to avoid - any talk of impeachment during the election, believing there could be backlash from voters.
  • Third woman has entered Indian flashpoint temple

    Third woman has entered Indian flashpoint temple

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    However, Sasikala told TV channels stationed at Pamba that she did not worship and the police had sent her back. The woman, identified in reports as Sasikala, is 46, but has reached menopause. Protests were reported in several other cities. Violent protests were witnessed during the dawn-to-dusk hartal called by pro-Hindu outfits on Thursday.
  • What's Going On With Apple

    What's Going On With Apple

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    He said many companies have a lot of sales in China and will "be watching their earnings downgraded next year until we get a deal with China". "Therefore, Apple's rare profit warning is a red flag for market watchers". After Apple's first revenue warning in almost 12 years, investors also dumped chipmakers and tech stocks and flocked to perceived safe havens like U.S.
  • United States shutdown: Pelosi says Trump can't persuade Democrats on wall

    United States shutdown: Pelosi says Trump can't persuade Democrats on wall

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    Despite the far-reaching impacts of the shutdown, much of the federal government has not been touched. "They try and make it like it's just about the wall and it is about the wall". But the bills will not include funding for President Donald Trump's Mexican border wall, the cause of the shutdown. "The president's not going to sign it".
  • CNN’s Harry Enten: Warren’s 2018 Performance Shows She’s a ‘Below-Par Candidate’

    CNN’s Harry Enten: Warren’s 2018 Performance Shows She’s a ‘Below-Par Candidate’

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    The exploratory committee is an organization established to help determine whether a potential candidate should run for an elected office. He pushed her into the error of taking that DNA test . The video, which runs for almost four-and-a-half minutes, touches on Warren's family's military tradition, her parents' struggle to provide their children with opportunities and her career fighting for the marginalized in a political system that has been rigged to favor the wealthy.
  • Clashes, rigging allegations mar Bangladesh poll amid thin turnout

    Clashes, rigging allegations mar Bangladesh poll amid thin turnout

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    The Rapid Action Battalion or RAB arrested eight people yesterday night for circulating "provocative videos and rumors" on social media relating to the parliamentary election . "That is the tragedy in this country". The Congress president had locked Modi in a surprise hug after excoriating his government during a no-confidence debate in July, his subsequent wink suggesting that at least part of his objective was to unsettle the Prime Minister and go one-up on him.
  • White House says shutdown ball is in Dem's court

    White House says shutdown ball is in Dem's court

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    There has been little direct contact between the sides during the stalemate, and Trump did not ask Republicans , who hold a monopoly on power in Washington until January 3, to keep Congress in session. The agreement, agreed to by Canada, the USA and Mexico under president Bill Clinton in 1994, enabled the free-flow of goods between all three countries.
  • Syrian government forces 'enter' Kurdish-controlled Manbij region

    Syrian government forces 'enter' Kurdish-controlled Manbij region

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    Erdogan's spokesperson said on Monday that U.S. military officials will come to Turkey this week to discuss coordination on Syria. Turkey hasn't concealed its delight of Trump's decision as USA presence in northeastern Syria was always considered as a nuisance by Ankara.
  • Riled over Mattis's apparent snub, Trump axes defense secretary two months early

    Riled over Mattis's apparent snub, Trump axes defense secretary two months early

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    Trump had initially framed Mattis' departure as a "retirement" but his resignation letter - full of implied criticism of the president's foreign policy - showed that was not the case. A senior White House official said that Mattis resigned during an Oval Office meeting with Trump on Thursday. Mick Mulvaney told ABC's "This Week" that the president and his defense chief "just could never get on the same page" on Syria, adding that Trump had said since his presidential campaign that "he ...
  • Indonesia raises volcano alert, reroutes all flights around erupting Anak Krakatau

    Indonesia raises volcano alert, reroutes all flights around erupting Anak Krakatau

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    Some villages there have been cut off due to damaged roads and bridges, making it hard to supply aid and help people who may be injured or trapped. The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed to the Sydney Morning Herald on Christmas Day that Australia would send aid if requested, but a spokesperson for Indonesia's disaster authorities said they would not be accepting any offers of help.
  • Track Santa’s Sleigh Around The Globe

    Track Santa’s Sleigh Around The Globe

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    Children who called were given updates on his location, which started the tradition. As the president took a phone call from a 7-year-old named Coleman, he insinuated that Santa wasn't real . The Defense Department is able to follow Santa's journey thanks to satellites that pick up heat from lead reindeer Rudolph's bright red nose, which "gives off an infrared signature similar to a missile launch", according to Politico magazine.
  • Storm warning in effect until Wednesday; heavy snow expected

    Storm warning in effect until Wednesday; heavy snow expected

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    By Wednesday afternoon, a weak shortwave sweeping through northwestern Nevada will bring a slight chance for some snow showers over the southern Cascades into the Sierra. Chris Wattie / Reuters A worker clears a sidewalk as light snow falls on Parliament Hill in on November 20, 2018. More than 75% of the country is snow-deprived this year.
  • Turkey will 'eradicate ISIS' in Syria after U.S. troops withdrawal, says Trump

    Turkey will 'eradicate ISIS' in Syria after U.S. troops withdrawal, says Trump

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    In his resignation letter Mattis stated that Trump's world view was irreconcilable with his own. The U.S. and Saudi Arabia's relationship has come under greater scrutiny due to widespread allegations that Prince Mohammed was behind the slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul in October and reports of civilian casualties amid the kingdom's war against a Zaidi Shiite Muslim group known as Ansar Allah, or the Houthis, in Yemen.
  • Indonesian volcano Anak Krakatau erupts again amid fears of another tsunami

    Indonesian volcano Anak Krakatau erupts again amid fears of another tsunami

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    The spokesman for the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, who has become a reliable source for the series of disasters that have hit Indonesia , announced shortly after midnight on Sunday that tidal waves had swamped beaches in Lampung province on the southern tip of Sumatra and in Banten on the western coast of Java.
  • Congress, White House talking, but no quick end to shutdown

    Congress, White House talking, but no quick end to shutdown

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    President Donald Trump praises himself as "doing great" but also complains that "it's war every day" in the White House. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Newsweek on Monday. More than 400,000 "essential" employees in those agencies will work without pay until the dispute is resolved. After every previous shutdown, Congress has passed legislation to retroactively pay employees.
  • Dos argentinas ganaron 800 mil euros en el Gordo de Navidad — España

    Dos argentinas ganaron 800 mil euros en el Gordo de Navidad — España

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    En declaraciones a Europa Press , Aya reconocía al salir del sorteo que se había puesto más nerviosa al escuchar el murmullo y los aplausos del público, aunque al terminar su intervención no era del todo consciente de que su "miiiiil eeeeuuuuroooos" se había convertido ya en un fenómeno dentro y fuera de la sala, según explicó su profesora, Charo Rodríguez, tras reunirse con ella entre bastidores.
  • Here is the latest Christmas Day weather forecast for Portsmouth

    Here is the latest Christmas Day weather forecast for Portsmouth

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    Mostly cloudy tonight with lows in the mid teens to low 20s. A weak wave of low pressure will track near the area. West Michigan will see mainly cloudy skies on Monday with a few light snow showers lingering in the morning. Skies will increase in cloud cover ahead of our next storm system Wednesday Night. It looks like heavy rain will move into Eastern Kentucky Thursday and Friday.
  • Here's how you can track Santa!

    Here's how you can track Santa!

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    The Santa tracker became a Christmas Eve tradition in 1955 when a child accidentally called the Continental Air Defence (CONAD) command in Colorado Springs, Colorado. New volunteers get a playbook that briefs them on the questions kids might ask. A lady in one nursing home even took his hand and when he turned to look at her, she asked, 'Can I walk with you, Santa?' My father's favorite Christmas carol was "Silver Bells".
  • Pentagon: Order for U.S. military withdrawal from Syria signed

    Pentagon: Order for U.S. military withdrawal from Syria signed

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    President Donald Trump in a phone call on Sunday agreed to establish military and diplomatic coordination to prevent an authority vacuum from developing as the United States withdraws . France has 200 special forces soldiers operating in Syria's Kurdish northeast as well as artillery units, part of an anti-IS worldwide coalition trying to root out remaining pockets of militant fighters.