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Expect highs in the mid 50s to around 60. below the November 20 average of 67. A high pressure system keeps skies sunny on Friday and it is cool in the low 50s. We have another dry cold front that is expected to move through late Saturday . Overnight lows will be in the upper 20s to low 30s for most areas. First yesterday morning started in the low 30s, then rounds of showers and steady rain arrived.
  • Law passes ordering college teachers back to classroom

    Law passes ordering college teachers back to classroom

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    Colleges are extending their semesters so students don't lose their terms, but trying to condense five missed weeks into roughly two extra ones will be very stressful, student advocates say. The Liberal government first attempted to introduce the legislation Thursday evening after restarted talks between the colleges and the union reached an impasse.
  • No deal on tax among German coalition parties: conservative politician

    No deal on tax among German coalition parties: conservative politician

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    Failure to form a government in Europe's largest economy could have implications for everything from euro zone reforms championed by French President Emmanuel Macron to the shape of relations with Britain after it leaves the EU. The other parties are also committed to reducing carbon emissions, but Merkel's bloc hadn't put a date on when to phase out coal. Merkel said a compromise with the Greens on immigration had also been possible.
  • Police 'confident' body found in hunt for Gaia Pope is missing teenager

    Police 'confident' body found in hunt for Gaia Pope is missing teenager

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    Dorset Police announced the suspect, who is believed to know Miss Pope, was arrested on Thursday afternoon. Paying tribute to the teenager, Miss Pope-Sutherland wrote on Facebook: "Can't find any words right now. "We are absolutely devastated". She said: 'I am holding on to hope'. Mr Sutherland said earlier he feared his daughter's epilepsy may have played a part in her disappearance as doctors warned her that she was at risk of sudden death from the condition.
  • Big Bend Border Patrol agent dies in the line of duty

    Big Bend Border Patrol agent dies in the line of duty

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    Agent Rogelio Martinez, a four-year veteran of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and his partner were dispatched to an unspecified incident near Interstate 10 in the Van Horn Station jurisdiction near the Mexico border. "His partner remains in the local hospital in serious condition". Martinez had been a Border Patrol agent since August 2013, a spokesman said. No details of how they sustained injuries have been released.
  • Netanyahu again heard for alleged corruption

    Netanyahu again heard for alleged corruption

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    Horev is a veteran political operative who, with his Goldfinger Media firm, has served as an adviser to a number of high-profile politicians, including Netanyahu ally-turned-rival-turned-coalition-partner Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon during the 2015 elections.
  • China hails 'friendship' with N Korea, urges closer ties

    China hails 'friendship' with N Korea, urges closer ties

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    He is the first major Chinese envoy to visit Pyongyang in more than a year with ties severely strained between the two countries. This also gains additional significance since it is taking place amid high tensions in the region, mainly due to Pyongyang's relentless pursuit of its nuclear and missile programmes , defying United Nations regulations.
  • Ankara bans LGBT-related events due to 'public sensitivity'

    Ankara bans LGBT-related events due to 'public sensitivity'

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    A picture taken on November 16, 2017 shows a rainbow flag hanging outside the German embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community. Turkey's annual Pride parade in Istanbul has been banned for the past three years, with the last successful event taking place in 2014, with a turnout of over 100,000 people - making it one of the biggest LGBT celebrations held in a Muslim country.
  • Several injured in scaffolding collapse

    Several injured in scaffolding collapse

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    It wasnt immediately clear what caused the scaffolding to collapse. A large scaffolding collapsed in SoHo, scattering debris across the street, photos and video from the scene show. The Big Apple was placed under a wind advisory warning of gusts up to 50 miles per hour. Those five people were "conscious and alert" when transported to a local hospital, New York City Fire Department Deputy Chief Joseph Lonino told the Post from the scene.
  • Trump All But Dares Jeff Flake to Vote No on Tax Bill

    Trump All But Dares Jeff Flake to Vote No on Tax Bill

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    Moore has no plans to drop out of his bid for Alabama's open Senate seat. He has come under fire for a number of allegations of sexual harassment and assault, but has refused to leave the race . In a lengthy speech on the Senate floor last month, Flake delivered a thinly veiled attack on Trump, and announced that he would not seek reelection in 2018, saying that his brand of conservatism did not mesh with the current political climate.
  • Tsunami warning for New Caledonia and Vanuatu

    Tsunami warning for New Caledonia and Vanuatu

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    Home to around 278,000 people New Calendonia consists of a string of islands and is located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, a highly active fault line circling the Pacific Ocean. An undersea natural disaster of magnitude 7.0 struck 82kms east of New Caledonia's Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific on Monday (Nov 20), prompting a tsunami warning for coastlines within 300kms of the epicentre.