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Worldwide NWS: Winter Storm Watches, Warnings Issued for Wednesday
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A Winter Weather Alert Day has been issued for Tuesday due to a winter storm impacting the ArkLaTex. " Most of the precipitation is going to be pretty light", said Daniels. Snow is expected to arrive after 4 p.m. Northwest wind 10 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Plan on slippery road conditions.

Worldwide Gasoline prices rise to three-year high
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Gas prices have risen to an average $2.51 for a gallon of regular unleaded in MA. Prices had increased across most of the country in the past week but the increase had not traveled south into Florida until now. Factors like lower levels of both domestic production and supply, cold weather in North America, unrest in Iran and strong economic growth helped spur the increase.

Worldwide Freedom House: Georgia still most free in region
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Out of these countries, 87 (45 percent) were ranked "free, ' 59 (30 percent) as 'partly free " and 49 (25 percent) as 'not free'. At the same time, Bulgaria's freedom of the media is placed in the category of "partially free" states. "Ukraine got three points out of a possible seven, where seven is the worst indicator for the level of political and civil liberties". Freedom House criticised the Obama administration for not taking action to defend freedoms around the world but said ...

Worldwide Pope travels to Latin America to reinforce the Church's credibility
Author: 0 Pope travels to Latin America to reinforce the Church's credibility

Bishop Barros was ordained two years ago despite stiff opposition among parishioners . When Pope Francis visits a country he is usually greeted by huge crowds praising his name. Juan Carlos Cruz is one of those who attended. "[Saying sorry] is not is not sufficient for a survivor". The pope's message would hopefully "increase awareness and lead to action that relieves the misery of immigrants and refugees throughout the world", she said.

Worldwide Federer joins Djokovic, Sharapova in 2nd round in Australia
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Former world No 1 Angelique Kerber , the 2016 Australian Open victor, continued her resurgent run with a 6-0, 6-4 victory over Anna-Lena Friedsam to extend her streak to 10 consecutive wins. Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens were upset early and the bleak opening day for Americans continued at the Australian Open on Monday with the women going 0 for 8 by mid-afternoon and John Isner joining them as a first-round casualty.

Worldwide Uninsured rise by 3.2M in 2017, rate reaches 12.2%
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Young adults age 18 to 25 and Americans earning less than $36,000 each saw a 2 percentage point increase. Obamacare's exchanges opened in 2014, the same year Medicaid expansion began and the individual mandate - which required almost all Americans to have insurance or pay a penalty - took effect.

Worldwide Alibaba's AI beats humans in reading test
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Artificial Intelligence can officially comprehend language better than humans. It's a machine reading comprehension dataset that is made up of questions about a set of Wikipedia articles. Where computers have surpassed human ability before in games of chess by using pre-conditioned programming, DeepMind's AlphaZero program experimented by playing games against itself until it had discerned the effectiveness of all possible moves.

Worldwide DHS reports 73% of convicted worldwide terrorists are foreign-born
Author: 0 DHS reports 73% of convicted worldwide terrorists are foreign-born

Democratic Sen. Richard Durbin is standing by his description of last week's White House immigration meeting at which he and others have said President Donald Trump described African nations with a profanity. Trump has denied using that word. Nielsen: "I did not hear that word used". Durbin told reporters last week that the president had used the term.

Worldwide Centre ends 'Haj Subsidy' in India
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Now, a total of 1.75 lakh Indian citizens can go for Haj. "Hence, in the new policy, as per the recommendations of a committee, we have chose to do away with the Haj subsidy gradually", Naqvi had said. He said that the main beneficiary of the subsidy was the Air India. " We want to manage our own Hajj affairs , the government should help us". Muslim pilgrims were given the subsidy through concessionary airline fares.

Worldwide Falcon Heavy Fire Test Scheduled For Tuesday Afternoon
Author: 0 Falcon Heavy Fire Test Scheduled For Tuesday Afternoon

Still, Musk drew attention to the launch with the announcement that the cargo of the initial launch would be his own Tesla Roadster , playing David Bowie's " Space Oddity " on repeat as it heads towards Mars. Ahead of its launch, SpaceX will test all the 27 powerful Merlin engines of the most powerful rocket of the world on Tuesday. However, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recognized that if the test proves successful, the first mission that would follow soon after should be a monumental challenge, ...

Worldwide RIL to invest Rs 5000 cr in West Bengal: Mukesh Ambani
Author: 0 RIL to invest Rs 5000 cr in West Bengal: Mukesh Ambani

Applauding the West Bengal government's economic activities and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Ambani said: "Didi, under your leadership, Bengal is becoming the best Bengal". "If you invest in Bengal, the state will give you everything". "If she could guarantee the industrialists about land acquisition, West Bengal would have seen the biggest industrialisation in manufacturing sector", said a business head who was present at the meeting.

Worldwide Trump escalates a dispute with the Wall Street Journal over a quotation
Author: 0 Trump escalates a dispute with the Wall Street Journal over a quotation

North Korea has repeatedly threatened to turn the U.S. into "darkness and ashes" using the nuclear weapons they are developing at a surprisingly rapid rate. you can do anything [to women]". In an article posted shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday, the Journal stood by its report and said ground rules for the interview Thursday had included a pledge from the White House that recordings made by both reporters and the White House would be used only for purposes of transcribing the session.

Worldwide Trump accuses Democrats of holding immigration deal
Author: 0 Trump accuses Democrats of holding immigration deal

The Trump administration says it will resume accepting renewal requests for a programme that shields from deportation young Caribbean and other immigrants who were brought illegally to the United States as children. "I think we have a lot of sticking points, but they are all Democrat sticking points", Trump said . "I hope that we are actually going to work on fixing DACA", said Representative Mia Love on CNN's "State of the Union" program on Sunday.

Worldwide Trump's 'Shithole' Comments on Haiti Stir Outrage in NJ
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The president wraps up a three-day weekend at Mar-a-Lago today with a planned return to Washington aboard Air Force One this afternoon. "Making racist comments against people who have been living in America for centuries and have worked tirelessly to lift our great nation is disgraceful", Rep.

Worldwide 'The Walking Dead' Renewed for Season 9 With a Brand-New Showrunner
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However, with Morgan's return, and the satisfying ending of season 3, the show still has a chance to turn itself around this season and generate interest among " The Walking Dead " fans once more. Every showrunner has his or her battles, and Gimple helmed the ship to both its highest ratings (the Season 5 premiere) and the steep decline of Season 7 and Season 8.

Worldwide Authorities Deport Man Who Had Lived In The US For 30 Years
Author: 0 Authorities Deport Man Who Had Lived In The US For 30 Years

His arms wrapped around his wife and two teenage children, Jorge Garcia's eyes welled up Monday as he looked into their eyes one last time near the entrance to the airport security gate. ICE arrested more than 28,000 "non-criminal immigration violators" in the first seven months of Trump's term, a almost threefold increase over the same period in 2016, The Washington Post's Nick Miroff has reported.

Worldwide Danish Man Charged With Killing Reporter on His Submarine
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Danish inventor Peter Madsen has reportedly been charged with murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall . Her headless torso was found floating in waters off Copenhagen on August 21. Madsen has been charged with premeditated murder in addition to dismemberment and "sexual relations other than intercourse of a particularly unsafe nature".

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