• More storms in store for snow-socked Pacific Northwest
More storms in store for snow-socked Pacific Northwest

It looks like students could be in for more snow days this week. The Tuesday evening drive will not be great, but it will be better than Tuesday morning and Wednesday morning in the metro area. Blue=Winter Storm Watch, Purple=Winter Weather Advisory. Rain and sleet will end overnight Tuesday into Wednesday , Feb. 13, which will be partly...

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  • Backed Syrian fighters advance in clashes with Daesh
Backed Syrian fighters advance in clashes with Daesh

The WSJ report , citing USA officials, says that Washington and Ankara have "made little headway" on the Kurdish issue after a series of diplomatic cold shoulders, including John Bolton being personally snubbed by Turkish president Erdogan last month while Bolton was visiting Turkey for talks.

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  • Bruce McArthur, Toronto's Gay Village Serial Killer, Sentenced To Life In Prison
Bruce McArthur, Toronto's Gay Village Serial Killer, Sentenced To Life In Prison

Det. David Dickinson said that no deal or offer was made to McArthur by police to induce him to plead guilty to eight counts of first degree murder. McArthur lured men in Toronto's Gay Village, and later staged photos with some of the corpses, where he would dress them up in fur coats and put cigars in their mouths.

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  • Icy weather possible for parts of Virginia Sunday night
Icy weather possible for parts of Virginia Sunday night

Not only will we deal with this uncertainty in precipitation type, but there will also be areas of stronger lift that will cause isolated higher amounts of snowfall in the areas that see mainly snow . In California, more than 120 visitors and staff members were rescued February 7 after being trapped by up to 7 feet of snow in a Sierra Nevada r...

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  • Ralph Northam: As a doctor, I can help Virginia heal
Ralph Northam: As a doctor, I can help Virginia heal

From there Northam claimed that because he has "strength", "courage" and "a moral compass", he was " not going anywhere ". "I've been in some very hard situations, life-and-death situations, taken care of sick children". Northam has admitted to wearing blackface while impersonating Michael Jackson at a 1984 dance contest, but has denied that ...

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  • Trump won’t meet China’s Xi before trade truce deadline
Trump won’t meet China’s Xi before trade truce deadline

China and the United States had taken a 90-day hiatus in their trade war to hammer out an agreement, and another round of talks scheduled for next week in Beijing . companies to hand over technology or intellectual property as a requirement for doing businesses in the country. The US stock market has fallen in response to the news , with h...

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  • Thailand's king opposes bid by sister to become PM
Thailand's king opposes bid by sister to become PM

Prayuth also accepted on Friday the nomination as a candidate for prime minister from his military-backed party. As I have observed before in these pages, common references to Thailand as a democracy and a focus on contemporary developments including the May 2014 coup that brought the junta-led government under Prayut Chan-o-cha to power and th...

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  • Saudi crown prince wanted to use a 'bullet' on Khashoggi
Saudi crown prince wanted to use a 'bullet' on Khashoggi

Saudi officials discussed ways of getting him to travel to Saudi Arabia . "The President maintains his discretion to decline to act on congressional committee requests when appropriate", a senior administration official said in an emailed statement.

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  • Drivers warned to slow down as Storm Erik hits Donegal
Drivers warned to slow down as Storm Erik hits Donegal

There will be very high seas as well with some coastal flooding. The rest of the country will be under a Status Yellow warning from 5am on Friday until 6am on Saturday. Wet weather will follow later as rain moves in across the United Kingdom, and some of it could be heavy at times. Winds are expected to ease off by Sunday.

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  • President Trump to Hold MAGA Rally in El Paso, TX, Monday
President Trump to Hold MAGA Rally in El Paso, TX, Monday

But Trump met earlier Thursday with Sen. Wiles continued, "The facts are clear: while it is true that El Paso is one of the safest cities in the nation, it has never been 'considered one of our nation's most unsafe cities.' And, El Paso was a safe city long before any wall was built".

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  • 2nd woman accuses Virginia official of sexual assault
2nd woman accuses Virginia official of sexual assault

A two-thirds majority in the Senate is needed to remove Fairfax from office. "I am writing to let you know that Justin Fairfax will be asked to step down from the Sanford School Board of Visitors pending the resolution of the serious and deeply distressing allegations that have been made against him", Kelley wrote.

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  • Matt Whitaker to Eric Swalwell: 'I am not your puppet'
Matt Whitaker to Eric Swalwell: 'I am not your puppet'

Barbs were thrown; questions, dodged. His answers to Democrats' questions often focused on procedure and involved rhetorical wind-ups that ate up precious seconds. Nadler cracked a smile, but he was unfazed. "I will not allow the witness to stall and waste members' time", Nadler said. Jordan later asked if there are any other memos the Amer...

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  • Militant attack kills 10 policemen in northern Afghan province
Militant attack kills 10 policemen in northern Afghan province

A senior Taliban official told reporters in Moscow on Wednesday that the U.S. had vowed to withdraw half of its troops from Afghanistan by April. United States negotiators have tried to persuade the Taliban to meet Afghan officials, but Mr Stanikzai remained vague when questioned about the circumstances under which they would ever agree to do...

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  • Trump's Speech Offers Democrats Sugar and Vinegar
Trump's Speech Offers Democrats Sugar and Vinegar

Whose speech did you like better, hers or Trump's? Tiffany Trump wore white instead of black like Ivanka and first lady Melania Trump . But here, he was applauding Democratic women, who are the reason for that new record. Former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams called out President Donald Trump for having used the Ame...

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  • Talks With Taliban
Talks With Taliban "Constructive", Hope To Reach Settlement: Donald Trump

The top commander of US forces in the Middle East says the Islamic State group's territorial hold in Syria and Iraq is on the verge of collapse. "He was one of the Americans who helped rescue Joshua from that hell on earth", Trump said. 'To me, ' Joshua recalls, 'the American soldiers were proof that God exists, and they came down from the sk...

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  • Happening today: The Venetian, Downtown Summerlin parades celebrate Chinese New Year
Happening today: The Venetian, Downtown Summerlin parades celebrate Chinese New Year

The movie focuses on Peppa's three-generation-large family reuniting to celebrate Lunar New Year . A man walks at Gede market decorated with lanterns during Chinese Lunar New Year's eve in Solo, Central Java province, Indonesia, on February 4, 2019.

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  • The US has reduced ISIS's territory
The US has reduced ISIS's territory

But he added that he and others in the high command knew in general terms of Trump's "desire and intent in the past to depart Iraq, depart Syria". "I want to be able to watch Iran . Votel said he was not under pressure to withdraw US troops from Syria "by a specific date" and had not "had any specific conditions" placed on him.

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  • Russian Federation to build new missile systems after key nuclear treaty falls apart
Russian Federation to build new missile systems after key nuclear treaty falls apart

Moscow denies flouting the 1987 pact. European nations fear the treaty's collapse could lead to a new arms race with possibly a new generation of U.S. Putin instructed the military to make sure the research and development works on new weapons don't swell military spending. He said the USA "has fully adhered" to the treaty for more than 30 y...

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  • USA general warns of IS threat ahead of planned Syria pullout
USA general warns of IS threat ahead of planned Syria pullout

During the withdrawal, "We should expect that they [ISIS fighters] will attempt to attack us and regenerate themselves, and we will continue to put pressure on them to prevent that", Votel said. According to Votel, ISIS still controls about 20 square miles in Syria, with up to 1,500 fighters. It has begun to withdraw equipment from Syria and is exp...

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  • Freezing rain for the GTA starting Wednesday afternoon
Freezing rain for the GTA starting Wednesday afternoon

Snow is expected from Monday through Wednesday night with three-to-seven inches of snowfall on Tuesday night, according to the Weather Service. The freezing rain from Highway 8 on north Monday will wind down by the early afternoon. A band of sleet and freezing rain may extend from parts of Missouri to lower MI. Officials measured 20-40 mm of wate...

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  • Iran refuses to accept
Iran refuses to accept "humiliating conditions" in European Union payment channel with Iran

In its 12-point statement, the European Union said it was committed to the landmark 2015 accord and welcomed Iran's implementation of its nuclear-related commitments. Last week, France, Germany and Britain announced they were moving forward with a new channel for non-dollar trade with Iran to avert USA sanctions on the Iranian government.

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  • Australian city threatened by tornadoes after devastating floods
Australian city threatened by tornadoes after devastating floods

The pair had not been located by Monday night despite extensive inquiries with family and friends, and a search of floodwaters and the area has begun as a precaution, police say. Desperate residents had to contend not only with flash flooding, landslides and power blackouts, but also reptilian predators that have been spotted in residential roads a...

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  • Vladimir Putin backs Nicolas Maduro with military contractors to Venezuela
Vladimir Putin backs Nicolas Maduro with military contractors to Venezuela

No mention was made of the current situation: millions of Venezuelans don't have enough to eat, there are massive shortages of basic medicines and the country's inflation rate is slated to rise to 10 million per cent this year. Around 1 million people resident in Venezuela also possess a European passport, Portuguese Foreign Minister Augusto Santos...

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  • US VP says time for Venezuela's Maduro to go
US VP says time for Venezuela's Maduro to go

Several opposition leaders have been jailed in recent years as Maduro cracked down on growing dissent in the Latin American country, where resistance has escalated with Guaido's spectacular self-proclamation. "We will not surrender". "Maduro does not protect Venezuela, he doesn't protect anyone's investments, and he is not a good deal for those...

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  • Australia police say man in custody after airport evacuation
Australia police say man in custody after airport evacuation

There were no injuries reported, and police said the emergency was not related to terrorism. According to officials of Queensland state police, they evacuated the terminal late Saturday after finding a "suspicious device" when they responded to reports of the 50-year-old man, who spoke Arabic, threatening a woman.

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