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Clouds will build in Thursday morning with rain moving in during the afternoon. We'll see a few very light areas of drizzle coming and going today with light winds SSE 5-15 miles per hour. "Right now it looks like 2-3" likely around Metro Detroit to start your Friday . Snow Showers likely into the afternoon. We have a chance for lake-effect snow on Saturday and we could see light snow on Monday .
  • Toyota Adds 601000 Vehicles To Takata Air Bag Recalls

    Toyota Adds 601000 Vehicles To Takata Air Bag Recalls

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    Reuters reported that Japanese air bag maker Takata is recalling an additional 3.3 million faulty air bag inflators as it expands the largest automotive recall in United States history. - Toyota 4-Runner, Lexus IS 250C and 350C and Lexus GX 460 from the 2010 and 2013 model years. The NHTSA encouraged owners to get their vehicles fixed "as soon as possible", and some manufacturers warned against anyone sitting in the front passenger seat until repairs are completed.
  • Pakistan reporter Taha Siddiqui flees armed abductors

    Pakistan reporter Taha Siddiqui flees armed abductors

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    The attackers took away his passport, laptop and phone. Tweeting from senior reporter Cyril Almeida's account, Taha Siddiqui said that he was on his way to the airport today when 10-12 armed men stopped him at 8:20 AM and tried to forcibly abduct him.
  • Eight units of fire brigade attending blaze in north Dublin

    Eight units of fire brigade attending blaze in north Dublin

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    A large fire at a auto recycling plant in north Dublin has been brough under control, Dublin fire Brigade said. Emergency services received an increased water supply from Fingal County Council to help bring tackle the fire. No immediate impact of the fire on the operations of Dublin Airport has been reported. Dublin Fire Brigade are also warning residents nearby to close all windows and doors to prevent smoke from entering your property.
  • North Korea to attend Winter Games

    North Korea to attend Winter Games

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    Ri Son Gwon, the head of the North Korean delegation and the chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of North Korea, set an optimist tone for the meeting. The two Koreas have a long history of ending key talks without any agreement and failing to follow through with rapprochement accords. State media said that the 12 female workers involved in a mass-defection to South Korea in April a year ago and Kim Ryon Hui - who wishes to return to her homeland after mistakenly going ...
  • Trump Administration OKs $130M Missile Defense Sale to Japan

    Trump Administration OKs $130M Missile Defense Sale to Japan

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    The new proposed foreign military sale includes four Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA missiles, missile canisters and "other technical, engineering and logistics support services", estimated to be worth $133.3 million. Raytheon's Standard Missile-3 Block IIA missile. The effort began in 2006 as a cooperative development program between Raytheon and Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
  • United Nations urges Israel to stop forced relocation policy

    United Nations urges Israel to stop forced relocation policy

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    He explained that over the past two years, UNHCR has interviewed 80 Eritrean refugees or asylum seekers in Rome, who arrived in Italy after a risky trip across Africa after leaving Israel for Rwanda. The agency extended an offer to help Israel in finding other possible ways to handle the situation, saying that it "stands ready to work with Israel to find alternative solutions for the protection needs of asylum seekers, in line with global standards".
  • With renewed vigour, US Supreme Court scrutinises curbs on voting

    With renewed vigour, US Supreme Court scrutinises curbs on voting

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    According to Secretary of State Jon Husted, the process goes like this- if a voter does not vote for two years, they are sent a mailer, which is created to ask a voter if they wish to remain registered to vote. A 2016 Reuters analysis found roughly twice the rate of voter purging in Democratic-leaning neighborhoods in Ohio's three largest counties as in Republican-leaning neighborhoods.
  • Arrested Reuters journalists appear at Myanmar court hearing

    Arrested Reuters journalists appear at Myanmar court hearing

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    Journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo appeared in court Wednesday, nearly one month after their arrest on December 12 while working on stories about the Rohingya minority in Rakhine state, Reuters reported , citing the men's lawyers. The journalists' family members and fellow reporters showed their support at the court on Wednesday. Journalists covering Wednesday's proceedings wore black in protest against their arrest, carrying banners proclaiming "Journalism is not a crime".
  • Dad turns in son after finding child porn on cell phone

    Dad turns in son after finding child porn on cell phone

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    Louis reported. Andrew remains at the St. Charles County jail with a $10,000 bond. He also admitted taking the photos "so that he could sell them to a classmate whom he believed to be a pedophile and would be interested in young girls". DailyMail.com said it spoke to Andrew's father Paul. Paul Spensberger told FOX 2 that he denies saying some things that are being quoted by another media outlet.
  • Could South-North Korea Talks Undermine The US?

    Could South-North Korea Talks Undermine The US?

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    Seoul time on Tuesday for their first talks in more than two years. Moon was speaking a day after the first high-level talks between the two Koreas since December 2015. "The goal of it shouldn't be talks for the sake of talks", he said. "The North said that they will send a high-level delegation, including Olympic committee representatives, athletes, a cheering squad, an art performance group, spectators, Taekwondo demonstrators and press", Chun Hae-sung, vice minister of unification, ...
  • 5 killed as mud sweeps away homes in California burn areas

    5 killed as mud sweeps away homes in California burn areas

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    The girl, coated head to foot in mud, was led by firefighters from the pile of wood and debris that was once a house, a photo from the county fire department shows. In another, a Los Angeles police squad auto was mired in the muck. "But definitely stuck here for a bit". In the video Winfrey posted, she shows herself walking in knee-deep mud and giving a view of the scene.
  • Aldi and Lidl end year as fastest growing supermarkets

    Aldi and Lidl end year as fastest growing supermarkets

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    Fellow discounter Lidl also increased its market share, from 4.4 per cent to 4.9 per cent. Tesco lost almost 2 percent after its sales grew 3.1 percent in the 12 weeks to December 31, according to Kantar Worldpanel. Grocery spend in the four weeks ending 30 December hit £10.5bn, a 3.7 per cent year-on-year rise, according to Nielsen retail data released today. Fraser McKevitt, head of retail and consumer insight at Kantar Worldpanel, said: "Overall supermarket sales increased in value by ...
  • 100 migrants missing in shipwreck off Libya

    100 migrants missing in shipwreck off Libya

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    A navy statement late Sunday said the migrants were on two vessels. The migrants were taken to the Tripoli naval base "where they were provided with medical assistance and food under the supervision of the worldwide medical organism, the global Organization for Migrants, and the High Commissioner for Refugees ", the statement said, making an implicit reference to IOM and UNHCR.
  • Fired Google engineer James Damore sues company

    Fired Google engineer James Damore sues company

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    San Francisco-based Dhillon Law Group who filed the lawsuit on behalf of Damore and Gudeman said , "Damore, Gudeman, and other class members were ostracized, belittled, and punished for their heterodox political views, and for the added sin of their birth circumstances of being Caucasian and/or males".
  • President Winfrey? No way, says Trump:

    President Winfrey? No way, says Trump: "I'll beat Oprah"

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    He says, "Oprah would be a lot of fun". "I like Oprah. I don't think she's going to run", Trump added. She used the show's success to build a media empire encompassing movie production, magazines, cable TV, and satellite radio, becoming one of the world's richest women.
  • Liow: MH370 search resumes, expected to cost RM285m if plane found

    Liow: MH370 search resumes, expected to cost RM285m if plane found

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    He said the primary mission by the USA exploration firm is to identify the location of the wreckage and or both of the flight recorders, namely the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) and Flight Data Recorder (FDR). Malaysia Airlines Bhd will reinstate direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Brisbane on June 6 after a three-year hiatus. He said the mission of the search was to find the wreckage of the plane and its two flight recorders.
  • Fire at 2 French kosher shops on anniversary of kosher supermarket attack

    Fire at 2 French kosher shops on anniversary of kosher supermarket attack

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    The fire spread to an adjacent store, the kosher supermarket HyperCacher, which was also covered with anti-Semitic inscriptions last week. The owner of the grocery store, who is a Muslim , said he was sickened by the attack. The wreath left outside the Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket in Paris by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on January 16, to pay homage to the Jewish victims of the January 9 terrorist attack at that site.
  • Family of Four Found Shot to Death in Southeast Texas

    Family of Four Found Shot to Death in Southeast Texas

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    Police were summoned to the 250-room hotel on the Gulf of Mexico after a guest in a nearby room on the eighth floor called police about 4:30 a.m. Monday and reported popping sounds. "As well as trying to find any additional information that can help us identify these (victims) and confirm the identities of these subjects, confirm their relationship to each other and try to find anything that can tell us what lead to this obviously disgusting event", Schirard added.
  • Trump Administration Won't Allow Offshore Drilling Near Florida

    Trump Administration Won't Allow Offshore Drilling Near Florida

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    The initial plan drew bipartisan condemnation from Florida lawmakers. The governors of NY and OR and the attorneys general of Maryland and California were among those who called on Zinke to ban offshore drilling. The Trump administration announced last week it was considering opening up nearly the entire outer continental shelf to drilling and received bipartisan opposition across state lines.