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January 11, 2019 8:51 PM Midwestern states brace for winter storm to hit the region

ST. LOUIS - The National Weather Service says a storm stretching from the nation’s capital to Colorado could bring the highest snow totals in several years to sections of Missouri and Illinois. The storm is expected to drop 8 to 12 inches (20 to 30 centimetres) of snow in the St. Louis metropolitan area into eastern Illinois between Friday and early 27

January 11, 2019 10:35 AM Pope to visit Romania in spring during busy 2019 travel

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis is adding another trip to his busy 2019 travel schedule with a three-day visit to Romania May 31-June 2. The Vatican press office announced Friday Francis would visit the capital, Bucharest, Iasi in northeastern Romania known for its Orthodox churches and monasteries, and Blaj, the seat of the Catholic Church. Also on the itinerary 21

January 9, 2019 2:36 PM Drone operators subject to age limit, certification under new Canadian rules

Operators will be required to register their drones and mark them with the registration number. A minimum age limit of 14 for basic operations and 16 for advanced will be introduced. Pilots will have to keep their aircraft below 122 metres — 400 feet — above ground level and stay away from air traffic. The new rules, which cover drones weighing between 23

January 9, 2019 1:59 PM Kim Jong Un leaves China after talks with Xi on Trump sanctions

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un left Beijing after talking and dining with Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to South Korean media, in a show of unity as they engage in delicate negotiations with President Donald Trump’s administration. Kim spent a little more than a day in the Chinese capital and was en route to Pyongyang by 2 p.m. Wednesday local 19

January 4, 2019 9:48 PM Saturday NHL preview: Vancouver Canucks at Toronto Maple Leafs

Vancouver’s Bo Horvat, with 36 points in 42 games, is on pace to shatter his career high of 52 points from two seasons ago. The 23-year-old centre, drafted ninth overall in 2013, is also the NHL’s top faceoff man ... Leafs centre John Tavares, selected to play in the all-star game for the sixth time, was third in the NHL in goals through Thursday with 26. Vancouver’s 22

December 28, 2018 9:50 PM Boy wonder! Kansas teen to get two diplomas in one month

ULYSSES, KAN.—A 16-year-old Kansas boy will soon earn his high school diploma — and a few days later he’ll travel to Harvard to collect his bachelor’s degree. Ulysses High School senior Braxton Moral will attend both commencement ceremonies in May, becoming the only student to successfully pursue a four-year high school degree and a bachelor’s degree 25

December 23, 2018 8:34 PM Most Canadians won’t get a white Christmas, Weather Network forecasts

Scott said much of Quebec will get a high of -7 C on Christmas Eve and a high of -9 C on Christmas Day, and the province will generally be free of snow. Southern Ontario can expect a light snowfall on Christmas Eve of about a centimetre, Scott said, adding that it won’t stick as mild temperatures are expected at around zero. Scott said northern Ontario 32

December 21, 2018 4:03 PM London’s Gatwick Airport resumes flights after drone chaos

Some British officials said shooting down a drone remains a “tactical option” but there were concerns that could inadvertently hurt people on the ground. “Shooting the drone out of the sky is probably one of the least effective options” available, said Assistant Chief Constable Steve Barry of Sussex Police. He said police believe there was more than one drone 33

December 20, 2018 2:22 PM Northeast drivers may get wet roads for early Christmas present

New York, Washington and the rest of the East Coast will get soaked with heavy rain through Saturday, just as travellers hit the road for Christmas. “It’s an impressive storm that’s developing today,” said Patrick Burke, a lead forecaster at the U.S. Weather Prediction Center in College Park, Maryland. “It’s going to deliver a widespread 1 to 8 centimetres 33

December 17, 2018 9:15 PM Tea Party Republican Raul Labrador eyed for Interior secretary

A Tea Party congressman who campaigned for Trump in the final weeks of the 2016 election is being considered to replace outgoing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, according to two people familiar with the situation. Idaho Republican Representative Raul Labrador, who will be leaving the House after an unsuccessful gubernatorial run earlier this year, has been talking 23