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Ice Storm Warning issued for Kansas City, surrounding counties

Some roads may have ice in Garfield County Tuesday morning, emergency management officials in Enid report. We are tracking some more active weather for Thursday through Saturday with scattered rain/snow chances each day. As such, I've maintained a chance of rain on Friday and kept 10% in the forecast to account for anything slow to exit the area early on Saturday .

South Korea, US move on with holding postponed drill

The report, however, did not mention the Foal Eagle drills, which are a series of joint and combined ground, air, naval and special operations field exercises, or the exact schedule for the Key Resolve and Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills, according to Yonhap.

Winter Weather Advisory issued until 1 pm Saturday

The heaviest snow is expected away from the coast - west of Washington, D.C.; west of Philadelphia; north of New York City; and west of Boston, where 7 inches could accumulate locally. The Baltimore-Washington corridor may see light snow accumulation, but mainly rain is now expected. Sunday will be bright and sunny - and with temperatures in the 40s, things will be melting fast.

South Africa's new leader Ramaphosa set to address nation

We need to move forward as a country and eradicate corruption. In his first State of the Nation address to parliament, Ramaphosa struck a note of optimism and outlined a vision to revive the country's economy. Ramaphosa was sworn in on Thursday after being elected unopposed in parliament earlier in the day. Lings however said the extensive speech suggested to him that Ramaphosa realises there a lot of work ahead, and is determined to get to it.

Mitt Romney Officially Launches Utah Senate Bid

Romney was a prominent anti-Trump voice in the election (later meeting with Trump for the secretary of state job), but he didn't mention the president once in his announcement video. He has a strong connection with the state, most notably when he played a major role in saving the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. Romney is respected in the state for taking over the troubled games amid planning and financial disarray.

UN reports of 10000 civilian casualties in Afghanistan in 2017

The U.N. Mission has been documenting civilian casualties in Afghanistan since 2009 and has so far confirmed a massive total of 28,428 in the bloody Afghan conflict. "I am particularly appalled by the continued indiscriminate and unlawful use of (improvised explosive devices) such as suicide bombs and pressure-plate devices in civilian populated areas", he said.

Russian Citizen Killed in US Coalition Attack on Pro-Damascus Forces

One of the dead was 51-year-old Vladimir Loginov. The New York Times said that Russian and Syrian officials had estimated that dozens of Russians had been killed. Since past year, Russian Federation and Syria have trumpeted their success in regaining control of about 55 percent of Syrian territory. Reports of the supposed fatalities have emerged on social media.

Investment and development pledges for Iraq at $30 billion - Kuwaiti Foreign Minister

Luaibi said the downstream investment would lift refining capacity to 1.5 million bpd by 2021, with 500,000 bpd of that earmarked for export. The announcement Wednesday falls short of the $88.2 billion requested by Iraq, however it is far higher than the amount previously announced by those taking part.

2nd Federal Court Blocks Trump From Rescinding DACA

Garaufis in NY comes as Congress debates legislation that would allow up to 1.8 million undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.as children, known as "Dreamers", to gain legal status rather than face possible deportation. These two injunctions, plus heavy resistance from Democrats, could keep the program running past Trump's March 5 deadline . Created by the Obama administration through executive action in 2012, DACA now protects almost 700,000 Dreamers from deportation.

Donald Trump Plans To Replace Food Stamps With Food Boxes

The Perdue proposal would send all households receiving at least $90 a month in food stamps - about 81 percent of program participants, or 16.4 million households - a package of "nutritious, 100-percent US grown and produced food " containing nonperishable items such as shelf-stable milk, cereal, peanut butter, canned meat, fruits and vegetables.

NCAA Tournament 2018: Selection committee releases top 4 seeds for each region

The NCAA Tournament Selection Committee revealed the current top 16 teams in the bracket Sunday. This obviously doesn't mean that Auburn will still be a 2 seed in a month, but when the selection committee unveiled a top 16 a year ago, 15 of 16 teams were the same when the real bracket came out.

Priti Patel: Government officials 'pushed back' inquiry into aid workers' abuse

Oxfam, one of Britain's biggest charities, on Friday condemned the behaviour of some former staff in Haiti after a newspaper report said aid workers had paid for sex while on a mission to help those affected by a 2010 natural disaster. 'Our approach to this matter would have been different had the full details that have been reported been disclosed to us at the time , ' it said in a statement.

One more day of snow coming

Light freezing rain is expected Friday night after midnight, with little to no accumulation. We will see a break from the snow this evening, but another round of snow will blanket the area on Sunday with 1"-3" of new snow expected by Sunday evening.

Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

The ceremony will also be attended by a senior delegation of North Korean officials, including the younger sister of leader Kim Jong Un and the North's nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam. But North Korea fiercely rejected the accusations, defending its right to celebrate its military. He plans to stress the need for a trilateral partnership with the U.S.in order to continue exerting pressure on North Korea .

Police officer killed, two wounded in Henry County shooting

Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesperson Nelly Miles said officials are still notifying next of kin before identifying the suspect. One of the deputies was shot through his bullet proof vest in the stomach and is undergoing surgery. The two injured deputies were Michael Corley and Ralph Sidwell "Sid" Callaway , both with the Henry County Sheriff's Office. The television station said the incident occurred in a residential community in Locust Grove, a city about 30 miles southeast of ...

Donald Trump's immigration framework to end green card backlog: White House

McGahn learned that Rob Porter's ex-wives were going to make negative allegations about him about a year ago, and discovered more specifics about the accusations as the year went on, but he never initiated a review of the staff secretary before he resigned this week , the Washington Post reported Thursday night.

Man charged in drunken-driving crash that killed NFLer Jackson

Prosecutors said they were working with police on the investigation. "We will vigorously prosecute this matter, just like any comparable crime, not because of the immigration status of an accused, but because two innocent men lost their lives in this terrible incident", Curry, a Democrat, said in a statement .

Flawed US policy to make world's nuclear peril greater — Interview

He said President Donald Trump's "America First" doctrine and USA nuclear superiority would endanger global peace and security and "trigger off a new nuclear arms race and could bring the whole world close to a terrible catastrophe". "The recent developments put South Korea at a hard position". But the 2018 NPR goes in the other direction, Kimball said. North Korean migrants work on a construction site.

French FM says Polish Holocaust law 'ill-advised'

The Law and Justice party's emphasis on Poland's heroic past has proved an effective domestic electoral strategy, even as it has faced a damaging global backlash after accusations of having emboldened the far right. Millions of its citizens were killed, including three million Polish Jews in the Holocaust. His comments follow a warning by the State Department last week that such legislation could result in "repercussions" for Poland's relationship with the U.S.

'Saheb' Modi hiding failures, ought to break silence on Rafale: Rahul Gandhi

Crores of electricity connections, millions of LPG connections, thousands of crores of direct-cash-transfers, and several other accomplishments were cited, sometimes in incoherent free word association. But before PM Modi sits down for formal discussions with President Abbas, the Indian Prime Minister will lay a wreath at the memorial for Yasser Arafat, who headed the Palestine Liberation Organization and later also headed the Palestinian National Authority till his death in 2004.

Alabama Signing Day: Tide focuses on needs, not class rank

Should Surtain sign with LSU , he will be the Tigers' second five-star prospect in the class along with Parkway High/Bossier City's Terrace Marshall (6-4, 186), who is the No. "We're really excited about the players that we were able to attract in this recruiting class", Saban said in his National Signing Day news conference.

Pound attacked by IOC colleague after criticises approach to Russian doping scandal

He also attended the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia in 2014. During Pence's week-long trip to Asia, Pence will also encounter friction between Tokyo and Seoul on North Korea and historical issues , as he seeks to counter the isolated regime's provocations and propaganda.

Taliban bomber kills 11 soldiers in Pakistan's Swat Valley

Media cell of Pakistan military, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported that the Army Chief, Khyber Pakhuntkhwa (KP) Governor and Peshawar Corps Commander among other military and civil personalities. However, more than 2,000 Taliban insurgents had been ousted in 2009 in a military operation. Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi condemned the attack.

'Threatening' package sent to embassy, Julian Assange claims

Assange has spent the past five-and-a-half years holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London , as a result of the allegations. A Swedish rape probe against him was dropped past year, but Assange fears arrest for jumping bail - and extradition to the U.S.

4400 year-old tomb of top pharaoh official discovered in Egypt

The "Hetpet" tomb features "very distinguished" and well-preserved wall paintings depicting "Hetpet" standing in hunting and fishing scenes, or receiving offerings from her children. Archaeologists have been excavating the site for more than 170 years. We expect to find more. "What we see above the earth's surface in Egypt doesn't exceed 40 percent of what the core holds", Al-Waziri told The Associated Press .

Signal system down at site of SC Amtrak train crash

Investigators make their way around the train wreckage under the Charleston Highway overpass where two trains collided early Sunday morning on February 4, 2018 , in Cayce, South Carolina . "America's railroads must be made safer". Amtrak said there were 139 passengers and eight crew on Train 91 when it struck a CSX train at 2:45 a.m., just a few miles from Columbia , South Carolina, in the town of Cayce.

Olympic doping ban on 28 Russian athletes lifted

Putin stressed that, in recent times, the International Olympic Committee made decisions that did not have anything to do with the reason for practicing and competing in sports, out of politics. "We continue sticking to the concept and arguments that the athletes' guilt has not been proved even in the cases when the athletes haven't been fully exonerated".

Pentagon updates nuclear posture review seeking enhanced deterrent

Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In an apparent reference to the threat of catastrophic cyberattack, he said the US aims to strengthen deterrence of major attacks against the USA and its allies, including those that "may not come in the form of nuclear weapons ".

Syria developing new types of chemical weapons

If left unchecked, the USA officials added, Assad could use small chemical attacks in the hopes to redress the power imbalance in rebel-held areas as an "instrument of terror". "They think they can get away with it if they keep it under a certain level". Syria would be "ill-advised to go back to violating the chemical convention", Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said, the Washington Examiner notes.

Michelle Obama to frightened Americans: 'All we have is hope'

Before leaving the White House on January 31, 2017, Obama sat down with Oprah Winfrey for her final interview as First Lady. "Forget what they're saying in Washington". "Never before do you get this gift, so I'm sort of like, 'O.K., what am I supposed to do with this gift?'" Obama said. He doesn't have enough closet space - sorry - he's got the smallest room for his office, and Sasha actually killed in this house.