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Lake-effect snow falling along lakes Michigan, Superior

Lake-effect snow falling along lakes Michigan, Superior

Winds gusting to almost 30 miles per hour are reported in some areas, creating hazardous driving conditions on local roads. Saturday night an area of low pressure brings more snow to the area. Additional six-person tracked UTVs are on standby for movement to other portions of the state as necessary. New York, Michigan, Ohio and other states bordering the U.S.'s Great Lakes are all under a winter storm warning.


Retailer Wal-Mart de Mexico to invest $1.3 billion in Mexico

Retailer Wal-Mart de Mexico to invest $1.3 billion in Mexico

Wal-Mart typically sees about 4 million customers at its Mexican stores on a daily basis, and counts 28,000 suppliers and 200,000 employees. To be clear, Wal-Mart is not moving jobs to Mexico from America. The U.S president-elect had an agreement with Gregory Hayes, the CEO of United Technologies Corp. Walmart is aiming to double their sales in Mexico by 2024.


Populist lawmaker Wilders convicted of anti-Moroccan chants

Populist lawmaker Wilders convicted of anti-Moroccan chants

Presiding Judge Hendrik Steenhuis said the court would not impose a sentence because the conviction was punishment enough for a democratically elected lawmaker. "Today, I was convicted in a political trial which, shortly before the elections, attempts to neutralize the leader of the largest and most popular opposition party", Wilders said.


Iran: US threatens nuclear deal, warns of 'strong reaction'

Iran: US threatens nuclear deal, warns of 'strong reaction'

The White House argued against extending the law by stressing the president already has "substantial authorities" to sanction the Iranian regime for bad behavior - such as a recent spate of ballistic missile tests that USA officials believe run counter to the spirit, if not the letter, of the Iranian nuclear deal.



Rival views of UK constitution battle it out in Brexit case

The government maintains it has the right to trigger Brexit without seeking Parliament's authorisation, but lost last month's High Court case, leading to the landmark appeal in the Supreme Court. So far, the court president, Lord Neuberger has promised that judges will consider the case with impartiality and will decide the case according to the letter of the law.



Russian official: Russia, US near deal on Aleppo cease-fire

The rapid regime gains have left opposition fighters scrambling to defend the shrinking enclave they still control in Aleppo's southeastern districts. Leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, UK and USA have issued a joint statement condemning the bombing of Aleppo and backing Syrian rebels' calls for a ceasefire to allow in much-needed food and medicine supplies.