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Global News A Nice Friday Afternoon; Severe Storms Possible Saturday
Author: 0 A Nice Friday Afternoon; Severe Storms Possible Saturday

Sunday temperatures will spike early in the day into the upper 50s to lower 60s. Highs today make it all the way to the mid 80s for some. The combination of warm, humid air in place, strong winds in the upper levels of the atmosphere and the strong cold front will lead to a risk of isolated severe storms with a primary risk of wind gusts to 60 miles per hour.

Global News Trump orders examination of USPS operations, finances
Author: 0 Trump orders examination of USPS operations, finances

Since signing a landmark five-year contract in 2013 to deliver packages on Sundays, Amazon and the Postal Service have declared their business relationship a success. The order points out that the post office has lost $65 billion over the last 11 fiscal years. USA postal service trucks sit parked in the place office at Del Mar, California November 13, 2013.

Global News Turkey's Erdogan will speak to Russia's Putin on Syria crisis
Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan will speak to Russia's Putin on Syria crisis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and United States counterpart Donald Trump discussed the crisis in Syria during a telephone conversation late last night, a Turkish presidential source said. Trump also blamed Moscow for being partners with "a gas killing animal", referring to Syria's Bashar al-Assad. Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli said that both Russian Federation and the USA are on the wrong side in Syria.

Global News National weather service issues tornado watches for East Texas counties
Author: 0 National weather service issues tornado watches for East Texas counties

Slight risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon, mainly east of Topeka toward Lawrence, St. Joseph and Kansas City. Along a squall line, a few of the storms could be strong to severe. As for the the weekend, high temperatures behind the system will fall into the middle 40s on Saturday with the chance of a few showers. It is a good idea to start looking over your severe weather safety plan and make sure you have a way to get watches & warnings, such as a NOAA Weather Radio and the KQ2 ...

Global News Palestinians practise parkour on Gaza-Israel border
Author: 0 Palestinians practise parkour on Gaza-Israel border

The military said that demonstrators hurled an explosive device and several fire bombs near the fence in what it said was an apparent attempt to damage it. Israeli army forces have been stationed along the fence separatingt Gaza from Israel for the past two weeks, using tear gas, snipers firing live ammunition, tank shelling, and air strikes.

Global News Evening Weather Forecast, Friday April 13, 2018
Author: 0 Evening Weather Forecast, Friday April 13, 2018

Cloudy, with a high near 58. On the other hand, the chance of storms will remain low most of the day tomorrow . Some storms could be on the stronger side, especially late Saturday afternoon and into the evening hours. The clouds in the southeast will be driven by strong easterly winds in Provence, where gusts of up to 70kph are expected. Sleet may mix in with the rain in northern Iowa in the afternoon.

Global News Two BJP ministers, who supported Kathua gangrape accused, resign
Author: 0 Two BJP ministers, who supported Kathua gangrape accused, resign

In a Facebook post, Pinarayi strongly condemned the incident and said that the country should hang its heads in shame before the world, thinking about these "good days". The bar associations have been opposing the action against the accused, alleging that the minority Dogras were being targeted. Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Police chief S P Vaid today asserted that all necessary steps will be taken to provide protection to the family members of the child.

Global News Suspect accused of killing MA cop had 111 prior offenses
Author: 0 Suspect accused of killing MA cop had 111 prior offenses

The court room was filled during the arraignment with police officers from Yarmouth and Barnstable Police Departments during the arraignment. He was held without bail in Barnstable District Court on Friday. O'Keefe said the last prison time Latanowich served was a four- to five-year sentence on gun charges. A candlelight vigil is planned on Saturday night to honor slain Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon .

Global News China March new loans rise to 1.12 trln yuan but miss forecasts
Author: 0 China March new loans rise to 1.12 trln yuan but miss forecasts

China's March exports fell 2.7% from a year earlier, lagging analysts' forecasts for a 10.0% increase, and down from a sharper-than-expected 44.5% jump in February, which economists believe was heavily distorted by seasonal factors. China's total aluminium exports in March rose to their highest since June, just as the United States imposed tariffs on imports of the metal and steel on March 23.

Global News Will Mueller Let Trump Get Away Without Testifying?
Author: 0 Will Mueller Let Trump Get Away Without Testifying?

The crux of the current dilemma is how much Congress can limit Trump as he might order the firing of Mueller who is, within the terms of the Constitution, an "inferior" officer, that is an executive branch employee not subject to Senate confirmation and reporting to a superior officer.

Global News CBI arrests BJP MLA Sengar for allegedly raping a minor girl
Author: 0 CBI arrests BJP MLA Sengar for allegedly raping a minor girl

But, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in his statement said that the MLA has been arrested and even went to the extent of saying that the government has zero tolerance toward crime against women and none would be spared. The BJP lawmaker, informed sources said, got irritated on more than one occasion and then broke down during his grilling by CBI sleuths. In the interview given to The Indian Express , the victim mentioned the relationship between the two families and those incidents, and he ...

Global News Teacher Accused of Running A
Author: 0 Teacher Accused of Running A "Fight Club" At Connecticut High School

Mary Fallin signed a bill that raises teachers' salaries by an average of $6,100. Fallin drew the ire of teachers and education supporters several times throughout the walkout, mostly for belittling teacher demands for additional education funding by comparing them to 'a teenage kid that wants a better auto'.

Global News Here Is Everything Mark Zuckerberg Promised to Follow Up on With Washington
Author: 0 Here Is Everything Mark Zuckerberg Promised to Follow Up on With Washington

If somebody takes digital information , under the Criminal Code it's not theft ... Tech.pinions, a technology and media research firm, claims that nearly 10% of people in the USA have done just that. Eight years later, a more grown-up Zuckerberg updated his stance to Congress , saying "There will always be a version of Facebook that is free".

Global News Accused Florida school shooter wants inheritance to go to charity: lawyer
Author: 0 Accused Florida school shooter wants inheritance to go to charity: lawyer

A teacher at Stoneman Douglas High School was arrested this past weekend after deputies said he left a loaded Glock 9mm gun in a public restroom at the Deerfield Beach Pier. They listed several factors, including that Cruz knowingly created a risk of death for many people and the shooting was "especially heinous, atrocious or cruel".

Global News Severe weather threat heightened on Friday afternoon
Author: 0 Severe weather threat heightened on Friday afternoon

Spring-time storm systems are notoriously hard to predict and some changes to the forecast are likely including a possible increase or decrease in the risk of severe storms. This will trigger showers and storms in the afternoon with a high in the lower 80s. Be prepared for heavy rainfall. Temperatures tumble through the weekend, 40's for highs, below freezing for lows.

Global News Ronaldo shows class with brilliant gesture to Juventus player Gianluigi Buffon
Author: 0 Ronaldo shows class with brilliant gesture to Juventus player Gianluigi Buffon

But if you look back at the footage, eagle eyed viewers spotted that Juventus winger Douglas Costa might have been responsible for pushing Oliver, just moments before he handed out the red card. Zinedine Zidane has said that Gianluigi Buffon may yet to decide to play on for another season after being dismissed in Juventus's dramatic defeat to Real Madrid .

Global News In Israel, Poland, it's Holocaust Remembrance Day
Author: 0 In Israel, Poland, it's Holocaust Remembrance Day

The survey , which was commissioned by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (also known as the Claims Conference), found that many Americans were unaware of basic facts about the Holocaust. Around two-thirds (68 percent) of Americans believe there is anti-Semitism in the US today, and a majority (51 percent) think there is either a great deal of (17 percent) or many (34 percent) neo-Nazis in the country today.

Global News France's President Says He Has 'Proof' Syria Used Chemical Weapons
Author: 0 France's President Says He Has 'Proof' Syria Used Chemical Weapons

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday he has proof that the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria had used chemical weapons in the attack in suburban Damascus on Saturday. He would give the green light to launch a military offensive alongside the United States "once we have verified all the information " to remove "the regime's chemical attacks capabilities", he told TF1 television.

Author: 0 Is your name on the new hurricane list?

The organization reuses storm names every six years in lists for the Atlantic and eastern Pacific basins. Officials will replace the retired names with Harold, Idalia, Margot, and Nigel in the list of storm names used in 2023. The trio of Harvey, Irma and Maria affected USA soil as major hurricanes of Category 3 or higher. The idea of permanently retiring names began after the 1954 hurricane season when Carol, Edna and Hazel ravaged the East Coast.

Global News Taliban attack Afghan district compound, killing 6
Author: 0 Taliban attack Afghan district compound, killing 6

The Taliban planted mines to prevent government reinforcements from coming to help and quickly took responsibility for the attack, said Mohammad Arif Rahmani, a lawmaker in the Afghan Parliament. No one has yet taken responsibility for the bombing. Meanwhile Kabul based TOLO News network reports that Ali Shams Dost, the district governor of Khwaja Omri district of eastern Ghazni province was killed along with seven policemen in na Taliban attack early Thursday.

Global News Pedro Martinez Weighs In On Red Sox-Yankees Brawl On Twitter
Author: 0 Pedro Martinez Weighs In On Red Sox-Yankees Brawl On Twitter

That's despite just missing him with the previous pitch and finally nailing him with a 98-mph heater on the elbow. That emptied both benches. This particular brawl included towering Yankees slugger Aaron Judge hauling a Red Sox pitcher off the field in a headlock, Austin connecting with a punch on a Red Sox assistant coach, and the two teams expressing contradictory feelings as to what precipitated the events in question.

Global News Comey book says John Kelly referred to Trump as
Author: 0 Comey book says John Kelly referred to Trump as "dishonorable"

Comey did answer every question put to him, according to Axios . 'How odd is it for you to sit here and compare the president to a mob boss , ' Stephanopoulos asks, ' against a soundtrack of tense violin music. Those assessments mostly came following his 11th-hour move to revive an investigation into Hillary Clinton's unsecured private email server just days before the 2016 presidential election.

Global News Timberwolves beat Nuggets to end long playoff drought
Author: 0 Timberwolves beat Nuggets to end long playoff drought

Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves celebrate after winning the game against the Denver Nuggets . After Gibson hounded Jokic to force an air-balled 3-point try, Jeff Teague swished a floater with 1:19 left in overtime to put the Wolves back in front for good.

Global News Lukashenko congratulates Ilham Aliyev on winning presidential election
Author: 0 Lukashenko congratulates Ilham Aliyev on winning presidential election

Several exit polls released after polling stations closed predicted that President Ilham Aliyev won more than 80 percent of the vote, which would be in line with pre-election opinion surveys. Cementing his family's decades-long grip on power, the president previous year appointed his wife Mehriban Aliyeva as first vice president. Today the Central Election Commission announced preliminary results.

Global News Trump weighs re-entering Trans-Pacific Partnership, GOP senators say
Author: 0 Trump weighs re-entering Trans-Pacific Partnership, GOP senators say

Nevertheless, the move immediately received praise from congressional Republicans, who have had to suppress their longstanding support for free trade under Trump . Sasse isn't sure whether Trump would actually reverse on the trade deal, but Politico reports that the president is hearing advice to reconsider the deal.

Global News Work requirements strengthened for neediest Americans by executive order
Author: 0 Work requirements strengthened for neediest Americans by executive order

The order instructs eight cabinet secretaries to review their public assistance "regulations and guidance documents" based on nine "Principles of Economic Mobility". The idea, according to Trump and conservatives, is to get poor people into work to lift them out of poverty. "These programs were meant to supplement earnings, not replace them".

Global News Theresa May summons cabinet to decide Syria response
Author: 0 Theresa May summons cabinet to decide Syria response

Levan Dzhagaryan, in a Farsi interview with ISNA , agreed with the idea that Donald Trump's claim about the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's use of chemical weapons is aimed at military intervening in Syria. "I think United States strikes on Assad infrastructure are likely to come", Associate Professor Ozlap said. In addition to having two destroyers nearby, it is possible the USA also has unacknowledged submarines positioned off the coast of Syria ready to fire satellite-guided, highly ...

Global News Baby Born Four Years After Parents Died In Car Accident
Author: 0 Baby Born Four Years After Parents Died In Car Accident

The baby, a baby boy, was born in December by a surrogate mother from Laos and the case came out this week from The Beijing News . The couple, Shen Jie and Liu Xi who were married for two years before their death, had frozen their embryos planning to give birth via in-vitro fertilisation.

Global News A Pakistani singer killed for not standing up while singing
Author: 0 A Pakistani singer killed for not standing up while singing

The video of the incident that happened earlier this week is now doing rounds on social media. The singer's husband, Ashiq Sammoo, reportedly told police Jatoi "threateningly ordered her to stand up and sing", and that he shot and killed her when she declined, citing her pregnancy.

Global News Ronaldo penalty sends Real through after thrilling Juve fightback
Author: 0 Ronaldo penalty sends Real through after thrilling Juve fightback

Sami Khedira was played into space on the right and his clipped cross to the back post was headed home by Mandzukic. "But we are happy and we are in the semi-finals". Italy's most-capped worldwide Buffon, who is much respected throughout the game, let his emotions overcome him at the end and was dismissed on his 650th appearance for Juve.

Global News Action will be taken against U.S. diplomat involved in road accident
Author: 0 Action will be taken against U.S. diplomat involved in road accident

Earlier, the US State Department had conveyed to the Pakistan Embassy in Washington DC that if it does not ease the travel of the US diplomats, reciprocal restrictions will be imposed on the Pakistan envoys in the US from May 1, including restrictions on travel beyond 25 kilometers of the city of posting.

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