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Police say the men were involved in a minor accident Friday on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Weston. Fitzgerald, 37, then put his foot down, according to police, and drove in a stop-start fashion in an apparent attempt to dislodge Kamroski for a total of three miles.
  • Afghan president calls for ‘serious talks’ with Taliban

    Afghan president calls for ‘serious talks’ with Taliban

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    But a months-long diplomatic push by the United States to broker talks culminated in six days of meetings between Washington and the insurgents in Doha, igniting hopes of a breakthrough more than 17 years after the USA invasion. They have maintained that they are prepared to talk with US officials only and only about the pullout of foreign forces from Afghanistan. On Monday, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani issued a fresh plea to the Taliban to talk directly to his government.
  • Simon Coveney warns British MPs that Brussels won't drop Irish backstop

    Simon Coveney warns British MPs that Brussels won't drop Irish backstop

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    Unter the 2004 Civil Contingencies Act, powers including curfews, bans on travel and confiscation of property would also be available to control disturbances. May is seeking new concessions from the European Union on the matter, with the Sun newspaper reporting on Friday that the Northern Irish party which props up her minority government would back her new deal if it included a time limit to the backstop.
  • India celebrates 70th Republic Day | News | DW

    India celebrates 70th Republic Day | News | DW

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    President Ram Nath Kovind will host a State Banquet in honour of the visiting President on Friday evening. He also emphasised that this year's polls should be seen as a "once-in-a-century moment" that will shape the India of the remainder of the 21st century.
  • Two bombs explode at Philippines cathedral, killing at least 19 people

    Two bombs explode at Philippines cathedral, killing at least 19 people

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    Security officials say the first bomb went off in or near the cathedral during Mass, followed by a second blast outside the compound as government forces were arriving in the area. Sawadjaan is based in the jungles of Patikul town, near Jolo, and has been blamed for kidnappings for ransom and beheadings of hostages, including two Canadian men, in recent years.
  • Ireland says 'no change' to Brexit backstop

    Ireland says 'no change' to Brexit backstop

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    Ahead of the next crucial Commons debate, Simon Coveney, the Irish foreign minister and deputy prime minister, insisted the backstop was "part of a balanced package that isn't going to change" insisting it was only part of the withdrawal agreement because of the UK's red lines.
  • Cop charged with manslaughter in Russian Roulette

    Cop charged with manslaughter in Russian Roulette

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    In a probable cause statement , police say Hendren was the first to empty a handgun of all its bullets, put one back in, spin the cylinder, then point it somewhere in the room and pull the trigger (nothing happened). That officer was uncomfortable and left the room, but before he left the apartment he heard a shot and returned to find Alix shot, according to the document.
  • 2 arrested in national security investigation in Kingston

    2 arrested in national security investigation in Kingston

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    The youth has been charged with "knowingly facilitating a terrorist activity" and "counselling a person to deliver, place, discharge or detonate an explosive or other lethal device" in a public place. The second person was identified by his older sister, who spoke with Reuters, as Hussam Eddin Alzahabi, 20. Bronek Korczynski, a church member who sponsored the Alzahabi family, said he worries about the way the arrests will shape perceptions of Muslims and refugees in Canada.
  • Woman bitten by snake lurking in toilet

    Woman bitten by snake lurking in toilet

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    The snake catchers shared the woman's story on Facebook , saying: "Unfortunately, the snakes preferred exit point was blocked after being spooked by the customer sitting down and it simply lashed out in fear". In a Facebook post , the snake-catcher organisation Zelený works for said the reptile was "safely removed and relocated". While she waited for the iron to heat up, she ducked into the toilet and didn't turn the light on before sitting down and feeling a mysterious "sharp tap" ...
  • Rescuers search for Brazil dam survivors

    Rescuers search for Brazil dam survivors

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    Officials said they were working through the night, conscious of the precious hours ticking away. The fire department said that since the alarms sounded early Sunday morning the risk level for the second dam - Dam VI - has been increased from level 1 to level 2.
  • Auschwitz survivors remember at death camp site

    Auschwitz survivors remember at death camp site

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    Temple Philadelphia said it has been building ties with the Jewish community in Salinas for decades, teaming up with a local synagogue for events and hosting Holocaust survivors for talks. We shall never be indifferent. The appearance by nationalists at Auschwitz comes amid a surge of right-wing extremism in Poland and elsewhere in the West.
  • Winter Storm Watch in effect for Tuesday Morning — ALERT DAY

    Winter Storm Watch in effect for Tuesday Morning — ALERT DAY

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    Recovery and snow removal efforts will be hard due to blowing snow and decreasing temperatures. Today we will see periods of snow ending early in the morning then mainly cloudy with a 60 per cent chance of flurries. You can check ALDOT's webpage for road conditions across Alabama, check back with us on WHNT for the latest reports, and receive alerts using the WHNT App .
  • NWS Issues 'Special Weather Statement' As Rain Turns To Snow

    NWS Issues 'Special Weather Statement' As Rain Turns To Snow

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    As winter continues to tighten its grip across much of the United States, parts of the nation could see some of the coldest weather to reach the U.S. in years following a dip in the jet stream next week. The state Department of Health Services wants you to take extra precautions. A multi-day episode of very cold wind chills continues. Sunday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers after midnight, with a low of 32, according to the weather service.
  • Nancy Pelosi Just Beat Donald Trump At His Own Game

    Nancy Pelosi Just Beat Donald Trump At His Own Game

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    The gamesmanship began last week when Pelosi sent a letter to Trump suggesting that he either deliver the speech in writing or postpone it until after the partial government shutdown is resolved, citing security concerns. The Department of Homeland Security later cast those concerns aside, saying its agents and officers had been preparing for months to protect the venue, and would be ready shutdown or not.
  • Trump caves, signs bill to reopen United States government

    Trump caves, signs bill to reopen United States government

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    President Donald Trump and other high-ranking officials downplayed the shutdown's effects on Americans, pointing out that federal employees would eventually receive back pay. Forced by the opposition to drop his long-held demand for $5.7 billion to begin construction of a wall on the Mexico-US border, Trump has instead agreed to a broader discussion of cost-effective border security after more than a month of threats and political bluster.