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Snow, high winds and cold mark season's first wintry weather

Scattered snow showers are possible Tuesday night , with lows in the low to mid 20s (-5 degrees Celsius). Conditions will stay mostly cloudy for the day, wit...


Quentin Tarantino Has an Idea for a New Star Trek Movie

If it comes to fruition, Tarantino could direct with Abrams producing at Paramount. Turning A Classic Episode Into A Movie? Tarantino kickstarted the S...


Rosenberg to step aside as president during Senate probe

Senate session where lawmakers are expected to discuss the pending investigation. "Choices had to be made and today we've chosen to move on and to move forwar...


San Marcos officer fatally shot while serving arrest warrant

The officer, who was wearing his protective vest, was rushed to a hospital and pronounced dead at 3:50 p.m. A press conference is scheduled for 6 p.m. City Ma...


Reporter suspended over erroneous story that Trump ordered Flynn Russia contact

Stocks fell after ABC News reported that Flynn, who had pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, was prepared to testify that Trump "as...


UN Political Chief Heads To North Korea On Rare Visit

The invitation, first informally issued in September, was confirmed on 30 November - the day after North Korea launched its most recent missile. He will also me...


Venezuela to Launch Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency 'Petro' to Combat US Financial 'Blockade'

The real currency, the bolivar , is in freefall, and the country is sorely lacking in basic needs like food and medicine. The announcement throws light on ...


Mitch McConnell Says Republicans Have The Votes To Pass Tax Bill

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), who on Thursday laid out several serious issues she had with the bill and changes she is demanding, has not yet confirmed she is ...


Red Flag Warning Returns With Cold Santa Ana Winds

Fire crews from Northern California were dispatched south Sunday, as Cal Fire moved 10 fire trucks and crews.to be pre-positioned to south of the Tehachapis. Th...


US Supreme Court backs Donald Trump's 'Muslim travel ban'

The passed ban is the third policy created by the Trump administration, who first tried to introduce a travel ban in January this year. Lower courts have he...


Two Women Accuse California Asm. Matt Dababneh Of Sexual Harassment

At a Monday news conference in the offices of her firm, K Street Consulting, Pamela Lopez identified her assailant as Assemblyman Matt Dababneh. She made a deci...


Qatari, Saudi ministers at summit talks despite Gulf spat

Officials from Saudi Arabia, Oman and Qatar arrived in Kuwait today ahead of the Gulf summit which is due to take place on Tuesday and Wednesday. Kuwait, the ...


Manafort Broke Gag Order, Ghost Wrote Op-Ed With Kremlin Connected Colleague

That's why the special counsel's office now says it's reversing course and opposing a bail package for Manafort that it previously supported. That writing vio...


Cyclone Ockhi: 71 from Tamil Nadu among 357 fishers rescued

It also issued a warning to the local fishermen to remain off the sea. Chennai: The Indian Navy , Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and Indian Air Force (IAF) hav...


Oklahoma, Georgia meet for 1st time at Rose Bowl

While the college football world argued about the committee's decision on the fourth team in the playoff, nobody doubts the credentials of the two stellar pro...


Astronauts make delicious looking pizza in zero gravity

Nespoli is a part of the Expedition 53 crew, who are researching cosmic ray particles and the benefits of making fiber optic filaments in microgravity. The pi...


United States defense secretary meets Pakistan's prime minister

James Mattis' visit to Islamabad on Monday to reinforce President Donald Trump's call for an aggressive push against militants operating from Pakistani safe h...


Winter Weather Advisory Issued

The watch included the Iron Range, areas of the Arrowhead away from Lake Superior, and International Falls. Snow covered and slippery roads and reduced visibi...


Former Yemeni president said to have been killed

Abdel-Rahman Ahnomi, a spokesman for the rebels known as Houthis, told The Associated Press that the former president was killed near the eastern province of Ma...


Barack Obama re-emerges on world stage with journey to Asia, France

Obama's office said roughly 280 young leaders planned to attend. "Look, I've got 100 million Twitter followers", Obama said. "I have an excellent focus grou...