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The southern uplands of Scotland , northern England and Northern Ireland have also seen flurries of snow, with 1cm reported in Lough Fea, Northern Ireland, and further accumulations expected throughout the day. The Met Office chief forecaster's statement adds: "A deepening area of low pressure is expected to track east across the United Kingdom during Wednesday night and into Thursday".
  • More Than 3 in 4 Americans Support Limits on Abortion, Poll Finds

    More Than 3 in 4 Americans Support Limits on Abortion, Poll Finds

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    Answers ranged from "at conception" to "when a baby is born". As the 45 anniversary of Roe v. Wade approaches, it remains clear that the American people do not support the infamous abortion decision. In conducting the survey, the pollster first asked a binary question, such as whether or not the respondent was pro-life or pro-choice, and then a more detailed and nuanced followup, Barbara Carvalho, director of the Marist Poll, told reporters and others in attendance.
  • Passenger describes 'hell' onboard diverted Malaysia Airlines flight

    Passenger describes 'hell' onboard diverted Malaysia Airlines flight

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    The scariest part was that once the engine started to make a loud disturbing noise, the flight attendants all seemed nervous n clueless. "We are just waiting now". "Safety at all times is Malaysia Airlines" number one priority. Sanjeev Pandey, from Sydney, was on the flight with two friends, all on their way to run a marathon in Mumbai.
  • Steve Bannon subpoenaed in Russian investigation, Fox News reports

    Steve Bannon subpoenaed in Russian investigation, Fox News reports

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    Bannon's attorney told the committee that Bannon would answer questions when he goes to the special counsel because executive privilege would not apply, according to a source who's familiar with the process with Bannon. Bannon is expected to return for questioning on Thursday. Bannon is the latest high-profile figure to testify before the House committee as part of its ongoing investigation into allegations that Russian Federation interfered in the USA election.
  • California couple arrested after trapped children discovered in their home

    California couple arrested after trapped children discovered in their home

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    The children's parents , 57-year-old David Allen Turpin and 49-year-old Louise Anna Turpin have already been detained and accused of nine counts of torture and ten counts of child endangerment . After being rescued, the children were taken to two hospitals for treatment . "I thought the kids were home-schooled", Kimberly Milligan, 50, who lives across the street from the family, said.
  • Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin backs repeal of the Eighth Amendment

    Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin backs repeal of the Eighth Amendment

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    He read that 85 women had travelled from Wicklow. Minister Harris said women from every county travel overseas for abortions each year, and read into the record of the Dail the numbers from every county in the country in 2016. The wording of that amendment is just one sentence, but yet it is generally accepted that it did pose serious legal, potentially criminal and ethical dilemmas for members of the medical profession when they faced critical health decisions as regards pregnant women.
  • Trump says King's dream is the American dream

    Trump says King's dream is the American dream

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    What Martin Luther King did was for us, for generations to come, the reason why we can play this game, and the reason we are all grateful as Americans, as human beings, as African Americans, we're grateful for his contributions to our history", George said.
  • Sri Sri Throws His Weight Behind Padmaavat, Says He 'Loved' the Movie

    Sri Sri Throws His Weight Behind Padmaavat, Says He 'Loved' the Movie

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    A panel including Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud have considered the submission of producer's counsel that the matter to be heard on the urgent basis. At least four Indian states, including central Madhya Pradesh, had banned the film, citing security threats, despite its clearance by a censor panel.
  • Trump doesn't want CHIP in short-term budget deal

    Trump doesn't want CHIP in short-term budget deal

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    The White House threw its support yesterday behind a Republican proposal to pass a stopgap bill that would fund the U.S. government through Feb 16 and avert a shutdown, dealing a blow to Democrats who want such a measure to include immigration protections.
  • Longhorns defeat #8 Red Raiders 67-58

    Longhorns defeat #8 Red Raiders 67-58

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    The Longhorns stifled the Red Raiders on the floor, holding Texas Tech to just 38.2 percent shooting from the field and 25 percent from three-point distance, well below their season shooting averages of 48.6 and 35 percent. . Immediately following No. 8 Tech's rousing 72-71 defeat of No. 2 West Virginia last Saturday at United Supermarkets Arena, joyous students stormed the court in support of their team.
  • Theory of Organized Doping of Russian Athletes Ruled Out

    Theory of Organized Doping of Russian Athletes Ruled Out

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    Any decisions are expected to be communicated between 29 January and 2 February which is just a week before the opening ceremony of this year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. US Anti-Doping Agency's chief lawyer Bill Bock told Press Association Sport the IOC's failure to announce "objective and robust" criteria, or commit to revealing the invited Russian athletes' testing histories, has left "clean athletes twisting in the wind".
  • Storms blast the Netherlands: Amsterdam airport cancels all flights

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    German railway operator Deutsche Bahn said it had suspended all services in NRW, the country's most populous state, leaving hundreds of thousands of travellers and commuters stranded. Many trees have come down on railway lines. A powerful storm pummeled Europe with high winds and snow Thursday, killing at least four people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping over trucks.
  • Aussies laid back about Australia Day date

    Aussies laid back about Australia Day date

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    When asked to pick the best day for Australia Day from a list of options, a whopping 70 percent of respondents did not select the current date. "Half (49%) agreed that Australia Day should not be on a day that is offensive to Indigenous Australians, while 36% disagreed".
  • Trump vows to campaign intensively for Republicans, may avoid primaries

    Trump vows to campaign intensively for Republicans, may avoid primaries

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    House Republican leaders are expected to meet with their members Tuesday night to discuss the negotiations, according to the Journal, and congressional leaders from both parties are set to meet Wednesday, The Washington Post reported . "This has turned into an s-show", said Sen. President Donald Trump , meanwhile, does not want a government shutdown, Meadows continued. "It's critically important we make some decisions and start running the government like you would your household or a ...
  • Authorities: Ohio teen fatally shot by deputy in courtroom

    Authorities: Ohio teen fatally shot by deputy in courtroom

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    The fight that led to the deadly shooting involved Haynes, his family and a deputy. He died a half hour later at the hospital. The shooting occurred in a juvenile court in Columbus just before 1 p.m., said Chief Deputy Rick Minerd of the Franklin County Sheriff's Department.