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Heavier snow is expected to fall throughout much of Friday and into Saturday on even higher ground across parts of central, eastern and northern Scotland. Rain is forecast to hit Edinburgh and the Lothians tomorrow, with temperatures in the Scottish capital to drop to a 2C high by Saturday. Weather presenter Nazaneen Ghaffar said: "Very cold conditions are expected to spread westwards across the United Kingdom and Ireland later on Friday and through this weekend as easterly winds develop.
  • Former President Lee shows up to be questioned by prosecutors

    Former President Lee shows up to be questioned by prosecutors

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    Former President Lee Myung-bak was grilled by prosecutors on Wednesday over a string of corruption allegations including bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power. Among other suspicions is Samsung's alleged 6 billion-won payment of legal fees owed by DAS to a USA law firm from November 2007 to March 2009, in a suit that sought to recoup DAS' 14 billion-won investment in a US company.
  • Texas' Ban on 'Sanctuary Cities' Can Begin, Appeals Court Rules

    Texas' Ban on 'Sanctuary Cities' Can Begin, Appeals Court Rules

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    A panel of three USA 5th Circuit Court of Appeals judges ruled Tuesday that most of the state's immigration enforcement legislation, Senate Bill 4 , can remain in effect while the case plays out , handing a victory to Gov. Mayor Steve Adler was reserved in his statement to the press. He also blocked sections that prohibit local entities from pursuing "a pattern or practice that "materially limits" the enforcement of immigration laws" and another that prohibits "assisting or cooperating" ...
  • Kiwi skier Adam Hall wins bronze medal at Paralympics

    Kiwi skier Adam Hall wins bronze medal at Paralympics

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    The indifferent treatment of the Paralympics draws a stark contrast with that of the Olympics, as major broadcasters in South Korea were seen airing the same events at the same time in a much contested ratings battle over the previous two weeks.
  • Trump tariff plan may spark 'undesirable chain reaction'

    Trump tariff plan may spark 'undesirable chain reaction'

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    The action is created to protect the domestic steel industry from global overcapacity and depressed prices that experts blame on Chinese industrial policies. "All of them will see an increase in their cost of doing business", Isely said. But Labour's shadow trade secretary, Barry Gardiner, wrote to Dr Fox criticising his failure to address Parliament on the tariffs since they were first announced earlier this month.
  • Philippines moves to quit International Criminal Court

    Philippines moves to quit International Criminal Court

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    On Wednesday he repeated that defence, citing "baseless, unprecedented and outrageous attacks on his person as well my administration". U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said Friday that Duterte needs to see a psychiatrist over his crude comments, including a threat to slap U.N.
  • Police name person of interest in Binghamton student's homicide

    Police name person of interest in Binghamton student's homicide

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    Anderson, a nursing student at the State University of NY at Binghamton, was from Westbury, Long Island. Orlando Tercero, 22, was arrested Tuesday afternoon, Nicaragua National Police announced. Authorities ruled the death a homicide but have not released additional details about how she was killed. With no formal extradition treaty with the USA, the question now becomes whether Nicaragua will extradite Tercero back to NY to face potential murder charges.
  • Muslim Leaders Speak About Bloomington Mosque Bombing Arrests

    Muslim Leaders Speak About Bloomington Mosque Bombing Arrests

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    Charges also state that, when drinking one night with Morris and McWhorter, a source said Morris began talking about throwing a black powder pipe bomb at a mosque in Minnesota. The Huffington Post reported that Hari was also a former sheriff's deputy and an IL contractor bidding to build President Trump's wall on the Mexican border.
  • Fox News host calls Trump out for backpedaling on gun control

    Fox News host calls Trump out for backpedaling on gun control

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    Its idea to arm teachers is so controversial that most Republicans in Congress don't support it. This follows reports that calls came into the Federal Bureau of Investigation tip line warning about 19-year-old former student Nikolas Cruz, prior to his shooting and killing 17 people last month at a high school in Parkland, Florida.
  • Bihar By-Election Result 2018; RJD leads with 1,95527 votes in Araria

    Bihar By-Election Result 2018; RJD leads with 1,95527 votes in Araria

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    Bihar , where votes are being counted for one Lok Sabha constituency and two Lok Sabha seats, seems headed for a status quo. RJD is leading in Jehanabad after 10th round of counting with 29,551 votes. Bihar bypolls are being seen as a litmus test for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after he pulled out of the state's Grand Alliance and joined the BJP.
  • Pakistan, Iran to strengthen ties: Maleeha

    Pakistan, Iran to strengthen ties: Maleeha

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    Yestrday, Zarif had said that Iran has offered China and Pakistan to participate in the Chahbahar seaport project. Zarif asked Pakistan to take a role in developing the port in the Gulf of Oman while speaking on Monday at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad , a think tank backed by Pakistan's foreign ministry.
  • Donald Trump's pick for CIA boss dogged by prison torture

    Donald Trump's pick for CIA boss dogged by prison torture

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    Tillerson's ouster had been rumored for months, as Trump and Tillerson rarely seemed to be on the same page concerning the White House's foreign policy, but the news still came as a shock to most in Washington . As undersecretary for public diplomacy and public affairs, Goldstein was the fourth highest ranking official at the State Department. Onetime chief of staff Reince Priebus learned he was being replaced by John Kelly last summer from Twitter.
  • Rajya Sabha polls: Congress plays caste card in its nominations from Karnataka

    Rajya Sabha polls: Congress plays caste card in its nominations from Karnataka

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    At present, the opposition Congress and the NCP hold two seats each, while the Shiv Sena and the BJP have a piece each of these six seats of the Upper House of Parliament. Hence, we fielded Kirtisinh Rana as the third candidate with party's mandate", Patel added. Each candidate requires 42 votes to get elected. Rathwa has refuted the allegations.
  • Sharad Pawar to host oppn meet by end of March: NCP

    Sharad Pawar to host oppn meet by end of March: NCP

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    Apart from NCP, SP and BSP leaders, Rashtriya Janata Dal's (RJD) Tejashwi Yadav , Hindustani Awam Morcha's (HAM) Jitan Ram Manjhi, National Conference's (NC) Omar Abdullah, JVM's Babulal Marandi, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)'s Kanimozhi and All India United Democratic Front's (AIUDF) Badruddin Ajmal also attended the dinner hosted by Sonia Gandhi.