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Flood concerns remain and wintry weather on the way

Flood concerns remain and wintry weather on the way

A year ago Thursday , Madison recorded the highest February temperature in history, with highs reaching the upper 60s. However, with a high of 10 C, the freezing drizzle will give way to drizzle throughout the rest of the day. Winter weather advisory in effect from 6 p.m. Thursday to noon Friday . Light snow will mix with sleet, freezing rain and rain at times today and tonight .


Memorial planned for Reverend Billy Graham

Memorial planned for Reverend Billy Graham

According to the U.S. House, civil-rights hero Rosa Parks was the last to do so in 2005. Either Congress can pass a resolution or congressional leadership can give the approval after consulting with survivors. In total, more than 30 people have been honored in the Capitol Rotunda since 1852, when the practice began with former Secretary of State Henry Clay.


As storm passes Lake Tahoe, sunny but cold weekend ahead

As storm passes Lake Tahoe, sunny but cold weekend ahead

ADDITIONAL DETAILS.Significant reductions in visibility are possible, with slick, snow-covered roads. A 20 percent chance of snow showers after noon. A storm system that's moving through Central California will cause temperatures to drop and bring snow showers and gusty winds above 1,500 feet. Patchy blowing snow is expected across the north and west into Saturday night .


United Nations to vote on urgent help for Syria's Eastern Ghouta

United Nations to vote on urgent help for Syria's Eastern Ghouta

The ongoing multi-front civil war, fought primarily between the forces of President Bashar al-Assad along with allies, and multiple opposing forces, is a spinoff from the 2011 Arab Spring movements of 2011 when protests seeking his ouster were violently put down by the Russia-backed President.


Turkey's Syria op paves way for civilians to return

Turkey's Syria op paves way for civilians to return

But the Turkish military said multiple explosions were proof the convoy was carrying ammunition. The YPG said the convoy, which arrived in Afrin late on Thursday, had transported civilians from the Jazeera region further east and other towns under the control of Kurdish forces.


Corbyn flatly denies he was a spy for communist Czechoslovakia

Corbyn flatly denies he was a spy for communist Czechoslovakia

Jeremy Corbyn has demanded an apology and a donation to charity from a Conservative MP who claimed the Labour leader sold British secrets to "communist spies" . Maybe "they won't get much from you early on" but they might extract crucial details later, she said. Sharing the video on Twitter, Labour MP John Woodcock said: "Are we really threatening the press with more regulation because they printed a story we didn't like?" Ministers have said Mr Corbyn's meetings with the Soviet meetings ...