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The 10-day forecast on our WBRC First Alert weather app shows skies clearing by Monday into Tuesday with another chance of rain by midweek next week. This will bring a few clouds and a slight chance for a thunderstorm Saturday . No widespread or long lasting rain is expected, and no major severe weather outbreak is expected with this front as of right now either.
  • London Mayor takes dig at Trump after United Kingdom visit announced

    London Mayor takes dig at Trump after United Kingdom visit announced

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    Khan, meanwhile, has attacked Trump over the president's retweets of an anti-Muslim British hate group, Britain First, which also drew condemnation from Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May . Sir Kim Darroch , Britain's ambassador to the USA, tweeted that he was " delighted " by the announcement. Trump has clashed publicly with London's mayor, Sadiq Khan , who has said the president's visit would result in mass peaceful protests and that Trump's values were the polar opposite of ...
  • Palestinian teen dies of wounds from Israel-Gaza border shooting: Ministry

    Palestinian teen dies of wounds from Israel-Gaza border shooting: Ministry

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    Hundreds of Palestinians on Friday converged on the Gaza Strip's eastern border with Israel amid ongoing mass rallies against Israel's decades-long occupation. The Gaza health ministry said 200 were wounded by gun fire, including a Palestinian journalist who was hit in the foot by a bullet. In other scenes, a small group lobs stones at an Israeli military vehicle on the other side of the fence.
  • TX couple accused of enslaving girl for 16 years

    TX couple accused of enslaving girl for 16 years

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    The couple even took the young girl's documents, according to the affidavit, which led her to remain illegal in the United States after her visa expired. It could be from 5 to 14 years old when she was brought to Texas from African Guinea in 2000. He says the Toure family is also from Guinea. Palmer said, "They are all devastated".
  • Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr. says she is an informant

    Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr. says she is an informant

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    Natalia Veselnitskaya , a Russian lawyer who met with top members of the Trump campaign team in June of 2016 , has admitted to funneling information to the Kremlin starting in 2013. Donald Trump Jr . has said the meeting with Veselnitskaya did not result in the damaging information he was hoping for. Veseltnitskaya could not immediately be reached for comment, but in remarks to the Interfax news agency, she said that her e-mail accounts had been hacked in February.
  • Tom Brokaw Replaced As Graduation Speaker After Allegations Surface

    Tom Brokaw Replaced As Graduation Speaker After Allegations Surface

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    Linda Vester told Variety and the Washington Post that the misbehavior from the longtime news anchor at the network took place in NBC offices in Denver and NY in the 1990s, when she was in her 20s. Despite the mounting accusations, Lauer still denies wrongdoing , according to the insider. Another woman, who was not identified, made similar claims about Brokaw to the Post .
  • Air quality stable, monitoring continues following Wisconsin refinery fire

    Air quality stable, monitoring continues following Wisconsin refinery fire

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    All patients have been released, except one listed in good condition Friday morning. The EPA said it eventually shifted resources in the evening to monitor the community. "I think it's important to note that, while yesterday was a very scary day, it had the potential to be absolutely catastrophic", Paine said. By Thursday night, many residents of Superior had to evacuate their homes as a result of the fire and potentially hazardous material in the air or water resulting from the incident.
  • Quick Read: Israeli teenagers killed in Dead Sea flash flood

    Quick Read: Israeli teenagers killed in Dead Sea flash flood

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    Authorities mounted a large rescue effort and deployed military and police helicopters in the search for the remaining teenager , but the operation was suspended by nightfall due to heavy thunderstorms. "We are all praying for better news ". "We will keep going until we find them all", she said earlier, when several of the students were being treated as missing.
  • Superior refinery explosion: 11 hurt, miles evacuated

    Superior refinery explosion: 11 hurt, miles evacuated

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    Panger said the initial fire was out by 11:20 a.m., although smoke could still be seen rising from the plant. Roughly 165 employees work at the refinery at any given time, Schade said, along with contractors. A four-person team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board will investigate. Fire Chief Steve Panger said local authorities were still working with federal agencies to determine the cause of the explosion.
  • Crude oil futures up 0.42% on global cues

    Crude oil futures up 0.42% on global cues

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    At the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude oil for delivery in June month went up by Rs 19, or 0.42 per cent to Rs 4,587 per barrel in business turnover of 212 lots. That's nearly 10 million barrels above the five-year average. Punch also reports that the EIA showed that the USA crude oil exports averaged 1.12 million bpd previous year, with the highest daily export of 1.73 million bpd recorded in October.
  • France's Macron urges USA to help 'reinvent multilateralism'

    France's Macron urges USA to help 'reinvent multilateralism'

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    If JCPOA stays, it stays in full". "Let us work together in order to make our planet great again and create new jobs and new opportunities while safeguarding our Earth", Mr. Mattis reiterated his view that the deal is "imperfect" and said "there are obviously aspects of the agreement that can be improved upon". "We're going to see what happens on the 12th".
  • Bill to Protect Mueller Passes Senate Committee

    Bill to Protect Mueller Passes Senate Committee

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    There also are constitutional concerns about the bill, known as the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act . Majority leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., has said the bill is "not necessary" and that he would not bring it up for a vote.
  • Rain chances this evening, cooler weather and sunshine this weekend

    Rain chances this evening, cooler weather and sunshine this weekend

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    Highs in the mid- to upper 60s. The seasonal temperatures we felt Saturday are here to stay for the upcoming week. The end of the week looks dry and warmer with highs getting back into the 70s. While the sunshine is great, we all know that April also brings showers. No flooding concerns are anticipated at this time. Afternoon highs will be around 80 degrees both days.
  • Karapetyan, Putin Talk; Endorse May 1 Election of New Armenian Prime Minister

    Karapetyan, Putin Talk; Endorse May 1 Election of New Armenian Prime Minister

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    On Thursday, the Republican Party reiterated its readiness to discuss "any issues" without preconditions and declared that former prime minister Serzh Sargsyan would be replaced as the party's chairman. However, despite Sarkisian's resignation and the departure of the junior partner from the HKK's governing coalition on April 25, the HKK still controls a majority with 58 lawmakers in the 105-seat parliament.
  • Trump willing to help sift through Cohen raid evidence: lawyer

    Trump willing to help sift through Cohen raid evidence: lawyer

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    Referencing Comey's memos documenting conversations between Comey and the president, Trump told the Fox hosts: "Well, his memo said I left immediately". "Cohen was either representing Trump on the payment and Trump knew about it, or Cohen was representing Trump but kept him in the dark on the payment and paid it out of his own pocket without reimbursement", Cramer said.
  • Gun battle in Jammu and Kashmir kills 7

    Gun battle in Jammu and Kashmir kills 7

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    SRINAGAR , Indian-controlled Kashmir, April 24 (Xinhua) - Four militants, an Indian army trooper, and a policeman were killed Tuesday in a fierce gunfight in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said. They helped hunt down the militants. Four militants have been killed in the operation at Goiytengo forests in Laam area, a top police officer said.
  • Amber Rudd says she 'bitterly regrets' not seeing scale of Windrush scandal

    Amber Rudd says she 'bitterly regrets' not seeing scale of Windrush scandal

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    The row over the Windrush generation has provoked scrutiny of Mrs May's "hostile environment" immigration policy brought in during her time as home secretary. It had emerged earlier that at their most recent cabinet meeting the foreign secretary was understood to have urged the prime minister to consider a "broader" amnesty for those migrants who may have been in the United Kingdom illegally but who have nevertheless played a "constructive" role in society.