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Some experts believe the collapse of the INF treaty could undermine other arms control agreements and speed an erosion of the global system created to block the spread of nuclear arms. Administration officials have dismissed concerns that the treaty's demise could trigger a race to develop and deploy more intermediate-range missiles.
  • Arctic blast brings in rain, chance for snow and big cool down

    Arctic blast brings in rain, chance for snow and big cool down

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    Snow and flurries continue until about Midnight. A Wind Chill Watch is in effect from Tuesday night through Wednesday evening. Wind chill values as low as -2. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Snow showers remain possible through midweek as highs run 20-25º below normal. Let's talk about wind chills first.
  • Former Trump adviser Roger Stone says he'll plead not guilty

    Former Trump adviser Roger Stone says he'll plead not guilty

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    Stone was taken into custody early in the morning on January 25, 2019 , from his home in Fort Lauderdale. Perhaps Roger Stone appreciated the FBI's cheap political stunt. He began his career working for the 1972 Nixon campaign and one of his more memorable contributions was to hire someone to pose as the opponent's driver and spy on him.
  • Weather Authority: Dangerously cold wind chills arrive late Thursday

    Weather Authority: Dangerously cold wind chills arrive late Thursday

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    There are wind chill calculators and charts available from the NWS for anyone to do their own wind chill math. The state Department of Health Services wants you to take extra precautions. Environment Canada has issued an Extreme Cold Warning, in effect for West Nipissing, North Bay, Powassan, Mattawa and French River. Accumulating snowfall returns to the forecast on Sunday through Monday .
  • Suspect at Large After Five Shot Dead in Louisiana

    Suspect at Large After Five Shot Dead in Louisiana

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    Dakota Theriot was the "prime suspect" in the deaths. Dakota Theriot , is suspected of killing two people in Ascension Parish and three people in Livingston Parish, which are just east of the state capital, Baton Rouge. "But we don't think he has great means and a lot of resources", Webre said. DeYoung said her brother, niece and nephew were good people. "She was terrified", Bordelon said with tears in her eyes, of the little girl, the newspaper reported.
  • U.S. and China

    U.S. and China "miles and miles" from trade deal: Wilbur Ross

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    Since Congress has promised to pay employees for their time away from work, the loans effectively carry "a 100 percent government guarantee", Ross said. It all contributed to perceptions that the Trump administration was out of touch with workers bearing the brunt of the shutdown impact. Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounced what she called a "let them eat cake" attitude from the commerce secretary, whose net worth has been estimated by Forbes magazine at almost $700 million.
  • JUST IN: Acting CJN Mohammed Inaugurates Election Tribunal Members

    JUST IN: Acting CJN Mohammed Inaugurates Election Tribunal Members

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    The European Union Election Observation Mission said it called on "all parties to follow the legal processes provided for in the constitution and to respond calmly to any concerns they may have". The Nigerian Bar Association, in a statement, said it "unequivocally rejects and condemns this attempted coup against the Nigerian judiciary and evident suspension of the Nigerian constitution".
  • Trump delays speech, stands firm on wall ahead of shutdown votes

    Trump delays speech, stands firm on wall ahead of shutdown votes

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    The Constitution does not mandate that the president deliver an annual address to the legislative branch, a tradition that began under President Franklin D. The capitulation comes after Mr Trump suggested this afternoon he give the speech in another location . "Sadly, given the security concerns and unless government re-opens this week, I suggest that we work together to determine another suitable date after government has re-opened for this address..." wrote Pelosi.
  • Airbus Warns No-Deal Brexit Could Spark 'Very Harmful Decisions'

    Airbus Warns No-Deal Brexit Could Spark 'Very Harmful Decisions'

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    Concern about a "backstop" agreement for the border between the British province of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland has been a major sticking point for Conservative Brexit supporters, who fear the European Union will use it to extract concessions on British sovereignty after Brexit.
  • Deal struck to reopen government

    Deal struck to reopen government

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    Trump's decision to agree to a short-term measure that funds the government through February 15 came as opinion polls showed his job approval rating falling to some of the lowest levels of his tenure - and as some Democrats begin to mount candidacies to challenge his re-election.
  • Teacher Union Ends LA Strike With Deal That Could Bankrupt The System

    Teacher Union Ends LA Strike With Deal That Could Bankrupt The System

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    The agreement gave teachers an immediate pay raise of 6 percent, slightly less than the 6.5 percent they had sought. The agreement prevents the district from " unilaterally ignor [ing ]" all class sizes and promises a gradual reduction of class size-which routinely exceeds 40-over the next four years, imposing maximums of 39 students for English and math courses in secondary schools.