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While we made it through the first couple of weeks of winter "flake-free", things are definitely changing as we move through the middle and end of January. The heaviest amounts, up to 2 feet, are forecast for areas west and southwest of the Washington area. The airports included vary by airline but include some cities in Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia all the way up the coast to New Hampshire and MA.
  • Vladimir Putin 'probably approved' killing of former Russian spy: United Kingdom inquiry

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    The inquiry report represented by far the most damning official link between 43-year-old's death and the highest levels of the Kremlin, reported PTI. Both men deny the charge and Russian Federation has refused requests to have them extradited to the UK. On his deathbed, he pointed the finger at Mr Putin - and named former colleagues Dmitri Kovtun and Andrei Lugovoi as the men who poisoned him.
  • Sanders routing Clinton in New Hampshire

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    That's important because those small donors can each donate more whereas the big donors that Clinton has received are maxed out. Ideologically, Sanders is seen as slightly more liberal than the average Democratic voter, Clinton as slightly less liberal than the average Democrat.
  • Trump organisation says British lawmakers' debate on banning him an 'absurd

    Trump organisation says British lawmakers' debate on banning him an 'absurd

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    Prime Minister David Cameron himself said he was opposed to barring Trump from the country, even though he believed the politician's comments about Muslims were "divisive, stupid and wrong". Mr Trump called for a "total and complete shutdown" of U.S. borders to Muslims in the days after the San Bernardino shooting. Alex Salmond, a member of Parliament from Scotland and former leader of the Scottish National Party, said on Sunday that barring Mr.
  • Injuries after fire truck crashes into Farmersville Dairy Queen

    Injuries after fire truck crashes into Farmersville Dairy Queen

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    Two people were injured after a Greenville fire truck crashed into a Dairy Queen in Farmersville this afternoon. A fire truck crashes into a Dairy Queen in Farmersville, Texas, Jan. wo people were injured after a Greenville fire truck crashed into a Dairy Queen in Farmersville this afternoon. A fire truck crashes into a Dairy Queen in Farmersville, Texas, Jan.
  • National Weather Service issues blizzard watch for Frederick County

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    On Wednesday , the weather service said that a winter storm watch would be issued for that area around noon, and warned of travel disruptions, including airport and road closures, and threats to life and property. It is less certain whether New York City, Philadelphia and Boston will see heavy snowfall, CNN meteorologist Dave Hennen said. The western New York region is not expected to be significantly affected by the storm.
  • A look at the extradition process for 'El Chapo' Guzman

    A look at the extradition process for 'El Chapo' Guzman

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    Guzman is back in the same maximum security prison from which he escaped, but it might not be for long. Post your thoughts in the Comments Section or on our Facebook page . "The attorney General's Office is investigating this event and others involving contacts that Joaquin Guzman had while he was on the run". 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...
  • Freed journalist wants to watch Warriors

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    One of the five Americans released by Iran as a part of a prisoner exchange described his return as "like being born again". But they weren't able to relax until the jet had left Iranian airspace, after which "champagne bottles were popped" and veal and chocolates were served, he said.
  • Bernie Sanders 'Won' 4th Dem Debate -- Now Democrats Name The Candidate

    Bernie Sanders 'Won' 4th Dem Debate -- Now Democrats Name The Candidate

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    Hillary Clinton's campaign for Democratic presidential nominee seems to be in trouble as Bernie Sanders focuses on closing the gap and overtaking numbers in the upcoming Iowa and New Hampshire primaries. Just a week ago, the two candidates were separated by less than half a percentage point in the state, according to RCP . Sanders has prided himself on not taking money from special interests, raising $1 million from 36,000 individual donors on the night of the last Democratic debate ...
  • Harney County Sheriff Calls Militants 'Armed And Unlawful'

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    People participating in the counter protests, primarily birders, hikers and hunters, said they disagree with the Bundy's proposed goal of forcing the federal government to allow local residents to take control of the land so it can be used for ranching, mining and logging.
  • Democratic debate 2016: start time, schedule, and what to expect

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    The back-and-forth comes two weeks before the Iowa caucus where the latest polls show the two candidates neck-and-neck, and after a week of increased attacks by the Clinton campaign against the Vermont senator. Electing Hillary Clinton would be a "twofer" for voters, Snipes said, because she would benefit from his eight years of experience in the White House.
  • Oregon governor criticizes feds' handling of occupation

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    Fish and Wildlife Service, which sits 30 miles southeast of Burns, according to OregonLive . Bundy has drawn a lot of attention to the dissatisfaction of ranchers and local townsfolk with federal land-use policies in the West. I'd be glad to send them some snacks if that happened. Bundy said he's not anxious. Noting that the Bundys want to take the refuge and federal public lands to transition them to state or private control, Weikel says these lands became federal because the states ...
  • MSNBC Is Having Flashbacks to 2008 With Clinton's Tight Race

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    Fifty-seven percent said Sanders would be the best person to handle the economy while 33 percent said Clinton would do the best job. But Monday ended with dueling rallies where each Democratic presidential hopeful made the argument for where they are the most electable in a general election.
  • Kroenke tells secrets of Rams deal

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    The move is effective immediately, so the Rams look to play in the Los Angeles Coliseum for the next three seasons, 2016-18. Hear from Rams Owner Stan Kroenke, Rams Chief Operating Officer Kevin Demoff, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.
  • Bernie Sanders cuts into Hillary Clinton's national lead

    Bernie Sanders cuts into Hillary Clinton's national lead

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    In Tuesday's poll , Sanders leads Clinton 70 percent to 25 percent among voters that are not registered with a political party. In that poll, 37% said they preferred Clinton on the economy, 28% Sanders, and 22% were unsure which candidate would best handle that issue.
  • Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder takes responsibility for Flint's water crisis

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    Criticism of the state and federal response has grown in recent days over the crisis in financially strapped Flint about 60 miles northwest of Detroit . Michigan's top environmental regulator resigned over the failure to ensure that the Flint River water was properly treated to keep lead from pipes from leaching into the water.
  • Amid sick-out, marchers decry Detroit schools state

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    However, these negotiations fail to solve larger questions of underfunding that have yielded the poor conditions afflicting some Detroit schools. As a result of the schools' dire financial straits, the buildings are physically decaying, to the point where numerous districts' teachers say they can no longer provide their 46,000 students with an adequate education.
  • Oregon governor calls on feds to act against armed group

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    Ammon Bundy didn't speak at the Tuesday night meeting in Burns for residents to talk about the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge which began earlier this month. Rallies also were held in Portland and Eugene, Oregon and in Boise, Idaho, Tuesday, with hundreds of people calling for Bundy to end the occupation and pointing out that federal management allows all kinds of people to enjoy public lands.
  • Michigan House approves $28M in aid for Flint

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    Flint, financially strapped and under a state-appointed emergency manager, switched to Flint River water in April 2014 from a Detroit-run water system to save money. In his speech, Snyder committed $28 million more in the short term to pay for more filters, bottled water, school nurses, intervention specialists, testing and monitoring - on top of $10.6 million allocated in the fall.
  • Judge to rule on release of Chicago police shooting video

    Judge to rule on release of Chicago police shooting video

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    In a surprise court filing Wednesday, though, the city dropped its opposition, citing the ongoing work of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Task Force on Police Accountability, which is expected to issue recommendations in March on the city's long-standing policy of keeping police shooting videos from the public.
  • Downers Grove South's Erik Swenson decommits from MI

    Downers Grove South's Erik Swenson decommits from MI

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    Coaches in college football will do just about anything to impress a top recruit. Jim Harbaugh has done a hell of a job turning around the fate of the MI football program, so we might not want to question his methods...but we REALLY want to question his methods.
  • Clinton hits Sanders over Planned Parenthood comments

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    Planned Parenthood has given Sanders' voting record a score of 100 percent . Cecile Richards, Planned Parenthood Action Fund President, introduces Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at an endorsement event at Southern New Hampshire University Jan.
  • US imposes sanctions linked to Iran's ballistic missile

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    Obama also said that the US offered clemency to seven Iranians, who had been convicted or are pending trial in the U.S. Meanwhile in an AP interview, Iran's foreign minister decried what he called the United States' "addiction to coercion" with its new sanctions against Iran over ballistic missile tests.
  • Palin's endorsement fails to excite Trump rallygoers

    Palin's endorsement fails to excite Trump rallygoers

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    As Trump stood alongside, Palin said: "The status quo has got to go", adding that the political establishment had been "wearing political correctness kind of like a suicide vest". The woman was later identified as Track Palin's girlfriend of one year. Palin endorsed Cruz in his 2012 Senate race and said as recently as last month that he and Trump were both in her top tier of candidates, making the endorsement a symbolic blow to Cruz.
  • National Weather Service warns of two rounds of winter weather

    National Weather Service warns of two rounds of winter weather

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    The Weather Prediction Center in College Park, a branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is predicting 1-2 feet of snow near and northwest of Interstate 95 from Washington, D.C., to New York. The agency has issued a winter storm watch for the state that will take effect Friday night. In either case, little to no snow would likely fall over northwestern Pennsylvania, upstate New York and northern New England, Anderson stated.
  • Oregon standoff leader attends meeting, hears chants of 'go'

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    Fish and Wildlife Service, which sits 30 miles southeast of Burns, according to OregonLive . There were also several speakers who supported the militia, but the residents who are exhausted of these outsiders invading their homes got their chance to confront the wolves in their midst.
  • Atlantic threatened with the worst of weekend storm

    Atlantic threatened with the worst of weekend storm

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    An 80 percent chance of snow at night. Both scenarios are still possible, as well as more shifts in the tracks. AccuWeather , a private forecaster, said areas from Charleston, West Virginia, to Boston could get heavy snow . It's fairly common to have uncertainty with a winter storm several days in advance, and sometimes the details aren't yet set in stone until a day or two in advance in very complicated situations.
  • Trump Hits Cruz Over Loans: "Great Hypocrite"

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    Ted Cruz by name during the town hall-style meeting, the first of four scheduled campaign appearances to court Iowa voters ahead of the state's February 1 caucuses. "Note to Sen. Ted Cruz: New York values, as measured by this poll , include a lot of sympathy for homeless adults, kids and veterans, and a strong desire to do more", Carroll said.
  • Obama signs emergency order over Flint water

    Obama signs emergency order over Flint water

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    President Obama on Saturday declared a federal emergencyin Flint , meaning federal financial aid will be available to assist with the drinking water crisis. President Barack Obama to issue a federal disaster declaration. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is in the process of reviewing whether the Flint , Mich., water crisis qualifies to receive federal assistance.
  • Weather Forecast: Morning snow showers for Wednesday

    Weather Forecast: Morning snow showers for Wednesday

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    Goudsward said a more detailed forecast for Thursday and Friday is expected later in the day Wednesday. That chance will skyrocket to 90% for Thursday night, when the low should be about 39 degrees. It's still a little early in the game, but we're within 48 hours and that's usually my window to put out a First Call For Snowfall map. Light rain will begin moving in this afternoon.