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World Marino discounts impact of new map
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Most of the counties now represented by Marino would land in a newly-drawn 12th Congressional District, featuring less of the northeastern and south-central portions of the state, but more in the north-central region. Right now, they're elected by voters in "partisan elections". The new map also makes it harder for Republicans to keep the Lehigh Valley district of Charlie Dent , a popular moderate who isn't seeking re-election.

World IDF Intelligence Unit 8200 Prevented ISIS Attack On An Australia Plane
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The Israeli military said thwarting the alleged attack "saved the lives of dozens" but did not say which flight had been targeted. The foiling of the attempt was enabled by the unit's close monitoring of Iran's offensive cyber activities and early detection of attack attempts on Israel .

World See Omarosa Manigault Reaction When Asked if She Slept With Donald Trump
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For that reason, winning the first Head of Household competition and the first Power of Veto competition (with the 16-letter word "responsibilities") issued a warning to the rest of the house that she wasn't here to mess around. Ross, Marissa and Ariadna will totally throw Brandi to the wolves if given the chance. In this situation, Brandi will be evicted. Brandi quickly fell for this, accidentally naming her final four alliance with Ross, Ari and Marissa in front of everyone in the ...

World Low-carb and low-fat diets face off in new Stanford study
Author: 0 Low-carb and low-fat diets face off in new Stanford study

For instance, a few women whose DNA matched their diet and were fanatic about calorie-counts and exercise shed pounds, making the matched group look great. All were randomised into one of two dietary groups - low-carbohydrate or low-fat. The biggest takeaway from the study is that the strategy for losing weight - whether you're following a low-fat or a low-carb approach - is very similar.

World Brexiteers send demands to PM
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If just 15% of Conservative MPs were to write to the chairman of the 1922 Committee of backbenchers, Graham Brady, saying they no longer have confidence in the PM a leadership challenge would be sparked. "Any "implementation period" should be based on WTO principles". Labour has accused Theresa May of being "too weak" to face down her Tory colleagues who back a hard Brexit.

World Civilians
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The United Nations has been pleading with the Syrian government for months to arrange the evacuation of hundreds of seriously ill patients among the population of nearly 400,000. It is also among the last places to resist Assad's determined campaign to take back control of every last rebel-held region. Eastern Ghouta is one of a group of "de-escalation zones" under a diplomatic ceasefire initiative agreed by Assad's allies Russian Federation and Iran with Turkey, which has backed the ...

World Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Lying in Russia Probe Case
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The plea hearing comes on the heels of an extraordinary indictment from Mueller last week that charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies in a hidden social media effort to meddle in the 2016 presidential election by denigrating Democrat Hillary Clinton and boosting the chances of Trump .

World Trump claims he's never met accuser who says he forcibly kissed her
Author: 0 Trump claims he's never met accuser who says he forcibly kissed her

The president says he doesn't know Rachel Crooks and "to the best of my knowledge, never met" her. "He took hold of my hand and held me in place". "I think my voice should have been heard then, and I'll still fight for it to be heard now", Crooks told Cosmopolitan magazine. Rachel Crooks is running for a state house seat in OH after coming forward with accusations that President Donald Trump once accosted her while she was waiting for an elevator in Trump Tower .

World Supreme Court Lets California's Gun-Buying Waiting Period Stand
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In upholding the law, the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals used rational basis review, though it claimed to be using intermediate scrutiny, Thomas said . He criticized his colleagues for declining to take up a significant gun case in the past decade. "The right to keep and bear arms is apparently this court's constitutional orphan", Thomas wrote.

World Trump endorses Romney, showing how GOP ought to act
Author: 0 Trump endorses Romney, showing how GOP ought to act

The two have not always gotten along in the past. More recently, Romney criticized Trump's response to last year's deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and last month called Trump's use of an obscenity to describe African countries as inconsistent with American history and values.

World Ice storm warning in effect
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There is a good chance of freezing rain-drizzle through the morning today with high around 25, the National Weather Service said. After a brief warm up, temperatures will drop and the melting snow will turn to ice. In Madison on Sunday , look for patchy fog before 9 a.m., otherwise mostly sunny skies, a high near 40 and light and variable winds becoming south winds at 15 to 20 miles per hour in the morning, gusting as high as 35 mph.

World More ice in the forecast Monday night through Tuesday
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Tuesday for a wintry mix of snow and freezing rain. Some thunder is also possible. For Central Iowa, including the Des Moines Metro, temperatures will fall from the mid 40s this morning to the mid 30s by 5 PM. Tuesday , according to Sgt. Amy Rhoads. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. After midnight, heavier bands of rain will move across the region and continue into tomorrow morning.

World South Korea and United States to resume military exercises after Paralympics
Author: 0 South Korea and United States to resume military exercises after Paralympics

Alliance solidifies the dates, we will publish that". "We now intend to conduct them as planned - to include the scope and scale - as part of maintaining a foundation of military readiness", it said . Pyongyang has already warned that it will not remain silent if Washington and Seoul continue with military exercises . North Korean state media published several editorials Monday railing against the USA and joint drills.

World Heavy snow expected as cold front moves into Arizona
Author: 0 Heavy snow expected as cold front moves into Arizona

In addition, given that this will be more of a heavy, wet snow some isolated power outages can not be ruled out. Temperatures do look to cool as the day goes on creating that window of opportunity for accumulating snow . Northwest wind 9 to 16 miles per hour. Southwest wind to 6 miles per hour. Weather data graphs as of 8:40am on Saturday , February 17, 2018 as reported by a weather station located near Ferndale High School.

World South Africa: Ramaphosa Can Restore Country's Voice, Democratic Leadership
Author: 0 South Africa: Ramaphosa Can Restore Country's Voice, Democratic Leadership

The charismatic Mr. Zuma, a former African National Congress (ANC) militant who spent a decade imprisoned with Nelson Mandela , moved his party notably to the left. 2 because he was a remainee and did not climb the ANC ranks in exile. Born in 1952, Ramaphosa is a businessman, a politician and a trade unionist. He said his priority is to revive the country's economy, which will be a tough task with South African unemployment at about 30 percent, and almost 40 percent for young people.

World US's Shiffrin rallies on final run to win GS
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The base of Killington peak erupted in excitement as Shiffrin launched out of the start. Shiffrin is also just the sixth woman in Olympic history to win gold in both the slalom and giant slalom, joining the likes of Andrea Mead-Lawrence of the United States and Croatia's Janica Kostelić.

World More civilians killed in 2017
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In this photograph taken on April 11, 2017, smoke rises after an air strike by USA aircraft on positions during an ongoing an operation against Islamic State (ISIS) militants in the Achin district of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province. But as the Taliban and the Islamic State group have come under more pressure they have increasingly carried out indiscriminate assaults in cities. Report states that over 28,000 civilians have been killed and over 52,000 wounded in Afghanistan since 2009.

World 'Mad development': U.S. reportedly wiped out scores of Russian fighters in Syria
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It is unclear who was paying the Russian mercenary group, with reports in Russia signaling that Wagner-the Russian equivalent to the US' Blackwater-was hired by Assad or his allies. "We have not received that word at Central Command or at the Pentagon", he told a media briefing on Tuesday. Associates of Russian military contractors fighting alongside government forces in Syria have said there were large-scale casualties among the contractors when US -led coalition forces clashed with ...

World Iraq needs $4 billion for new downstream oil investments - Oil minister
Author: 0 Iraq needs $4 billion for new downstream oil investments - Oil minister

Neighbouring Kuwait said earlier on Wednesday it would lend Iraq $1 billion and commit a further $1 billion in investments. The Kuwaiti capital is hosting the second day of an worldwide conference aimed at raising funds for reconstructing Iraq, which is reeling from the Daesh terror group's campaign of death and destruction.

World Boris Johnson pushes Aung San Suu Kyi on Rohingya refugees
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The Reuters special report , published overnight, lays out events leading up to the killing of 10 Rohingya men from Inn Din village in Rakhine state who were buried in a mass grave after being hacked to death or shot by Buddhist neighbours and government military.

World Winter Weather Advisory: Freezing Rain Possible
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As for freezing rain (ice), a few hundredths of an inch is possible, especially over central and southern sections of the CBS4 viewing area. About 6 more inches of snow could fall in some areas. Widespread light snow continues in counties along and north of Interstate-80. "The second half of the day is expected to be cloudy, but dry", said Mounce.

World Three law enforcement officers shot in Georgia
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After talking with the person who they wanted to arrest, deputies called dispatch for backup and the Locust Grove officer arrived minutes later. CBS 46 in Atlanta reports an officer-involved shooting is under investigation in Georgia Friday.

World Colts' Edwin Jackson killed by driver illegally in US
Author: 0 Colts' Edwin Jackson killed by driver illegally in US

Investigators said Jackson, 26, and his Uber driver, 54-year-old Jeffrey Monroe, were standing outside Monroe's vehicle along Interstate 70 when they were struck early Sunday by a pickup truck driven by Orrego-Savala. National Football League fans are still reeling from the tragic death of Indianapolis Colt's player Edwin Jackson , and now the suspect allegedly responsible for the fatal auto accident that killed him has been charged with multiple felonies.