• Bitter cold this morning, still eyeing first snow ‘storm’ of the season!
Bitter cold this morning, still eyeing first snow ‘storm’ of the season!

Roads will be hazardous Saturday morning and early afternoon so give yourself plenty of time to get to KC. The weather service predicted a total of 2-4 inches across most of Central Maryland, with amounts on the lower end of that range expected north and east of Baltimore, and the higher amounts to the south and west.

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  • The U.S. Has Started Pulling Troops Out of Syria, Military Says
The U.S. Has Started Pulling Troops Out of Syria, Military Says

A convoy of about 10 armored vehicles and some trucks pulled out of Rmeilan, Syria, heading for and into Iraq . On Sunday, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said American troops will not leave northeastern Syria until IS is defeated and American-allied Kurdish fighters are protected, signaling a slow-down in Trump's initial order fo...

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  • Trump pushes wall plan in US-Mexico border visit
Trump pushes wall plan in US-Mexico border visit

There, the president will participate in a roundtable on immigration and border security and receive a security briefing on the border. "They have women tied up, they have tape over their mouths, electrical tape". The USMCA "is not going to lead to the kinds of economic changes that the American people will even be able to notice, much less raise e...

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  • Sheriff: Jayme Closs found alive
Sheriff: Jayme Closs found alive

I can't wait to get my arms around her. Sue Allard, Jayme's aunt, told the Star Tribune that she could barely express her joy after learning the news Thursday night. An undated photo of missing 13-year-old Jayme Closs of Barron, Wisconsin. That arson investigation led them to his Franklin home, according to sources, who tell FOX6 News they foun...

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  • Jaguar Land Rover to cut 4,500 jobs, mainly in Britain
Jaguar Land Rover to cut 4,500 jobs, mainly in Britain

Production workers won't be affected, the automaker confirmed. In the a year ago alone, the company's global product portfolio has expanded to include the all-electric Jaguar I- PACE, the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport with PHEV derivatives and, most recently, the new Range Rover Evoque, also with next-generation hybrid technology.

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  • Man held over suspicious packages to Pak, other embassies in Australia
Man held over suspicious packages to Pak, other embassies in Australia

The Victoria state police said on January 9 that they believe the incidents are targeted, and that the general public is not at great risk. Police alleged that the man had sent 38 parcels in all to consulates and embassies in Melbourne.

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  • Senate Anti BDS Legislation Stops 4 Votes Short of 60
Senate Anti BDS Legislation Stops 4 Votes Short of 60

Punishment aimed at companies that choose to boycott Israel can also sweep up individual American citizens in its punitive net because individual contractors often work for state or local governments under the auspices of a sole proprietorship or some other business entity.

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  • Suspects Arrested in Shooting Death of 7-Year-Old Jazmine Barnes
Suspects Arrested in Shooting Death of 7-Year-Old Jazmine Barnes

The news came the day Jazmine Barnes' family and thousands of other people packed a church for her funeral . "King wrote Sunday on Instagram that he received the tip on January 3 that a 20-year-old black man named Eric Black Jr . Hailey Cantrell says that despite the arrests of two suspects in the case, there have been non-stop threatening c...

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  • NW teacher suspended over alleged racial separation in class
NW teacher suspended over alleged racial separation in class

Parents have started removing their children from a Schweizer-Reneke primary school in the North West amid protests outside the school reports EWN. "The school's ethos is built on inclusivity as a reflection of the broader South African society", says the school governing body's chairperson, Jozeph du Plessis.

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  • United States pullout from Syria to be done in 'prudent' way
United States pullout from Syria to be done in 'prudent' way

But there are no easy answers. Cavusoglu said Ankara would fight the YPG whether or not the U.S. withdraws from Syria . European nations have been reluctant to take back citizens with ties to the IS, not wanting the legal challenge of prosecuting them or the potential security risk if they are released.

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  • Man arrested for allegedly stealing roommate’s $10 million winning lottery ticket
Man arrested for allegedly stealing roommate’s $10 million winning lottery ticket

Investigators said the man went to collect his jackpot the next day and was told he was not a victor. Against the odds, the ticket was a victor. His punt on a pre-Christmas payout paid off big time with the ticket winning him $US10 million ($ 14 million ). "I saw I won $10,000 in this game.' And, he kind of told me some stuff", said Russ Lope...

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  • Kidnappers demand €9 million cryptocurrency ransom for wealthy Norwegian woman
Kidnappers demand €9 million cryptocurrency ransom for wealthy Norwegian woman

It demanded a ransom of 9 million euros ($10.3 million) worth of Monero tokens be paid for her return. Multi-millionaire real estate investor Tom Hagen is listed among Norway's richest men, however, his wealth has unfortunately made him and his family a target for cyber criminals.

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  • Presidents of Zambia and South Africa hold talks over DRC
Presidents of Zambia and South Africa hold talks over DRC

France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian became the first foreign political leader to call for transparency about the electoral process. In November 2018, following three days of talks in Geneva to bridge rifts in the opposition, seven opposition leaders picked Fayulu as their joint candidate for the elections to replace Kabila.

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  • Kim Jong Un departs Beijing after meetings with Xi Jinping
Kim Jong Un departs Beijing after meetings with Xi Jinping

China and Russian Federation, who both wield vetoes on the United Nations Security Council, have called for easing sanctions to reward Kim's move a year ago to halt weapons tests and dismantle some testing facilities. China also wants the sanctions relaxed and Xi said he "hopes that the DPRK and the United States will meet each other halfway " acc...

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  • Ex-Goldman Sachs Banker Denied Bail in Malaysia Pending Extradition to US
Ex-Goldman Sachs Banker Denied Bail in Malaysia Pending Extradition to US

The Wall Street Journal has a bombshell story (paywall) about China's overseas influence, based on recently uncovered meeting minutes of the previous Malaysian government led by Najib Razak, and interviews with "people in position to know the events, among them a former official of Mr.

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  • Trump Threatens Literal Scorched-Earth Policy to Punish California
Trump Threatens Literal Scorched-Earth Policy to Punish California

We can't control the climate". He threatened to withhold federal funding if California leaders did not "remedy now". Speaking at a Cal Fire station in Colfax, near the Tahoe National Forest, Newsom on Tuesday chided Trump's administration for cutting forestry budgets by $2 billion, but he also pledged to cooperate with the White House on fire-saf...

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  • Rod Rosenstein to step down once attorney general is confirmed
Rod Rosenstein to step down once attorney general is confirmed

Rosenstein will ensure a smooth transition to Barr, and there is no suggestion that he is being forced out by the president, ABC said. Senate hearings for Mr Barr's confirmation are scheduled to begin on 15 January. Meanwhile, Rosenstein has sparred with Republicans in Congress, especially former House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes,...

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  • Paul Manafort’s lawyers bungle redactions on new legal filing - exposing new secrets
Paul Manafort’s lawyers bungle redactions on new legal filing - exposing new secrets

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson gave Manafort's lawyers until Monday to respond to the allegation in writing and said prosecutors must provide their underlying evidence by January 14. Manafort was managing a USA presidential campaign and had countless meetings, email communications, and other interactions with many different individuals, a...

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  • Suspicious packages found at multiple foreign consulates in Melbourne, Canberra
Suspicious packages found at multiple foreign consulates in Melbourne, Canberra

Similar suspicious packages were also sent to several other consulates in Melbourne, Australia's second largest city, and Canberra , Australia's capital. A spokesman for the United States consulate in Melbourne told CNN that after receiving a suspicious package staff "followed standard procedures and alerted local authorities".

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  • Saudi woman 'given refugee status'
Saudi woman 'given refugee status'

In a brief statement, Australia's Department of Home Affairs said it would "consider this referral in the usual way". But the Saudi Embassy in Bangkok claims it is only "monitoring her situation". The 18-year-old Saudi Arabian woman is hoping to seek asylum overseas and barricaded herself inside a hotel in Bangkok to prevent being expelled by...

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