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Here's what forecasters are saying. Here's what's happening with the latest forecasts: the storm system's increased speed is the result of less strengthening and deepening of the low pressure system, which is going to decrease the remaining moisture behind the frontal passage.
  • 'This is the Netherlands, you have to answer questions'

    'This is the Netherlands, you have to answer questions'

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    The US and other foreign media have reported widely on the "roasting" the new US ambassador to the Netherlands received from Dutch reporters when he tried to brush off statements about no-go areas and politicians being burned. 'Peter Hoekstra, the newly minted USA ambassador to the Netherlands, held his first conference with the Dutch media at his new residence in The Hague Wednesday.
  • Israeli father-of-five killed in West Bank shooting

    Israeli father-of-five killed in West Bank shooting

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    Shevah was identified by local media as a resident of the Havat Gilad and a father of six. Israeli authorities were due to approve on Wednesday the construction of 1,285 housing units to be built in 2018 and advance planning for 2,500 others in about 20 different settlements, Lieberman said in a statement.
  • Facing staffing exodus, Trump struggles to fill West Wing

    Facing staffing exodus, Trump struggles to fill West Wing

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    Kelly told West Wing staffers to leave the contraband at home, in their cars or in their offices located outside the West Wing. "Violations of this policy ... The ban doesn't cover the press briefing room or any press corps work spaces. President Donald Trump has not given up on Mexico paying for a border wall , White House secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters Tuesday.
  • Naples man attacked by bear as he walked dog

    Naples man attacked by bear as he walked dog

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    The bear attacked Meunier, swiping his face with its paw. Meunier has spotted bears in his neighborhood before, but had never been attacked. "It felt like somebody punched you". "Death ran through my head". Mr Meunier, 41, sustained a number of cuts, including a large one on his face, which later needed fours hours of surgery and 41 stitches.
  • Tourist dies hiking in Australia Outback heat

    Tourist dies hiking in Australia Outback heat

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    A 33-year-old Californian tourist died after taking a wrong turn while hiking with little water in summer heat in the Australian Outback, police said on Thursday. "It's nearly physically impossible to put back the fluids that you're going to lose as quickly as you're losing them, and unfortunately people become dehydrated very rapidly before even realising that it's even happening", said Day.
  • Trump 'Discovered' A Physical Wall Isn't Possible Across Entire Border

    Trump 'Discovered' A Physical Wall Isn't Possible Across Entire Border

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    Conway's remarks came during a 30-minute sparring match with Cuomo, who considers her a personal friend , and whom she continually referred to as "Christopher". "You guys are frozen in that moment, that's why you bring up Hillary Clinton , that's why you're having her investigated, it's as obvious as it is counterproductive".
  • United States issues 'do not travel' advisory to Mexico

    United States issues 'do not travel' advisory to Mexico

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    In the travel advisory, the State Department warns that, "Armed groups operate independently of the government in many areas of Guerrero". Mexico as a whole has a level 2 rating, meaning Americans should "exercise increased caution" because of concerns about crime.
  • Trump administration to allow states to enforce work requirements for Medicaid

    Trump administration to allow states to enforce work requirements for Medicaid

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    Those ten states, Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Utah and Wisconsin, all have Republican executives. "States have the opportunity to help individuals improve and enhance the skills that employers truly value", Verma said. The guidance cites research that it says demonstrates people who work tend to have higher incomes associated with longer life spans, while those who are unemployed are more prone to depression, "poorer general health", and ...
  • National Polls Give Trump Mixed Reviews

    National Polls Give Trump Mixed Reviews

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    And it doesn't stop there:In an open-ended question, allowing any answer, 69 voters (not percent) describe Trump's first year in office as a "disaster", followed by 62 voters who say "chaotic", 44 voters who say "successful", 28 voters who say "horrible", 27 voters who say "great", 26 who say "good", 24 who say "terrible", 24 who say "embarrassing" and 23 who say "interesting".
  • Military Aid To Pakistan 'Not Cut-Off', Just Suspended, Says US

    Military Aid To Pakistan 'Not Cut-Off', Just Suspended, Says US

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    Although he did not share details, the United States is thought to have identified "certain targets and specific actions" that it wants from Pakistan to undertake in stipulated time frame. Absent an implausible similar arrangement with Iran, other options are not good. The Trump administration has yet to respond to the decision. Slamming the U.S.
  • Fox's Shep Smith fact-checks Trump on-air after Russian Federation comments

    Fox's Shep Smith fact-checks Trump on-air after Russian Federation comments

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    Earlier on Wednesday, Trump also blasted "sneaky" Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein for releasing the full 312-page transcript of Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson's testimony before congressional investigators. Donald Trump was then pressed again on whether or not he would meet with Robert Mueller , and elaborated further. "Or would you demand that a strict set of parameters be placed around any encounter between you and the special counsel?" "There was absolutely no collusion".
  • Mexican illegal immigration has declined, ICE acting director says

    Mexican illegal immigration has declined, ICE acting director says

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    These audits appear to open a new front in Trump's expansion of immigration enforcement, which has already brought a 40 percent increase in deportation arrests and pledges to spend billions of dollars on a border wall with Mexico. In 2013, ICE conducted a similar operation in which it arrested nine 7-Eleven franchise owners and charged them with "conspiring to commit wire fraud, stealing identities and concealing and harboring illegal aliens employed at their stores".
  • Shocking Photo Emerges of Dead Koala Screwed to Pole in Australia

    Shocking Photo Emerges of Dead Koala Screwed to Pole in Australia

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    The animal welfare charity will now perform an autopsy on the animal to find out how it died. He said it was unclear whether the koala was alive when it was attached to the post. Murray told the ABC he thought he was hearing things when he heard what had happened. Handout photo issued by the Orangutan Foundation of Aan, a critically-endangered orangutan who was blinded after being shot more than 100 times with an air rifle.
  • Will beat Oprah but she's unlikely to run: Donald Trump

    Will beat Oprah but she's unlikely to run: Donald Trump

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    In fact, Oprah Winfrey might make a good president , and her possible candidacy should be taken seriously. He also appeared on her show in 1988, saying he was unlikely to run for president . "Yeah, I'll beat Oprah ". U.S. President Winfrey? No way, says political prognosticator Donald Trump . Actress Alyssa Milano and others quickly chimed in, pointing out that Ivanka Trump's tweet doesn't mention that her father faces accusations of sexual misconduct by several women.
  • Dianne Feinstein Releases Dossier Testimony

    Dianne Feinstein Releases Dossier Testimony

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    Mr. Simpson and Peter Fritsch, the firm's co-founders, had called for the transcript's release last week in an op-ed in The New York Times in which they accused Republicans of concealing their testimony in an effort to smear the dossier and distract from questions about the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation.
  • Vazquez double as Real Madrid cruise into Copa quarterfinals

    Vazquez double as Real Madrid cruise into Copa quarterfinals

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    Madrid return to LaLiga action at Balaidos having seen their title defence left in tatters by a crushing 3-0 home defeat to leaders Barcelona in their final game of 2017. "I know that one day it [the coach's job] will come to an end at Real Madrid ". I don't think beyond that. Madrid are yet to hit top form in La Liga , failing to win three of their past four league games to be fourth in the table.
  • U.S. advises citizens against visiting Pakistan in new travel advisory

    U.S. advises citizens against visiting Pakistan in new travel advisory

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    If a country is ranked at a level two - "exercise increased caution" - or above, the score will be accompanied by a reason for the increased risk. Level one is for "exercising normal precaution". These include France and Belgium, where an ISIS cell conducted deadly attacks in 2015 and 2016, as well as Germany, where a truck plowed into a group of people at a Christmas market in December 2016.