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2019-01-11T20:06:15.970Z
Man flooded the town of Iola; now nature is bringing back its ghost As Blue Mesa Reservoir dries up, the outlines of the Iola Hotel, Little Big Story and a gas station have reappeared, exposed by the Colorado drought. Robbins grew up here in a speck of town called Iola, where he spent a carefree youth among the shade trees and green meadows before it was all submerged beneath 60 feet of water The exact number of residents affected is unknown, but Primus figures it could be around 300 I went through eight grades of school there and now I get to live in it, he said
2019-01-11T19:49:32.133Z
Brexit no deal news: DON'T book your summer holiday without reading THIS THE Brexit deadline is fast approaching, and with a key vote in Parliament next week looking unlikely to pass, a no deal scenario is looking more and more likely. Here, we share top tips to avoid a ruined summer holiday. On Tuesday, January 15, MPs will finally vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s draft Brexit deal You can check if you’ll have any travel issues in the event of a no-deal using THIS calculator These are rough estimates, and will vary from company to company
2019-01-11T19:28:43.660Z
BREXIT BREAKTHROUGH: EU presses on with deal ratification amid Westminster chaos EUROPEAN Union leaders have given the go-ahead for the EU Parliament to begin the ratification process of Theresa May’s controversial Brexit agreement despite the deal facing a significant defeat in Westminster next week. The eurocrat suggested that he could become last-gasp saviour of the Prime Minister's Brexit deal He added I could become highly prominent from one hour to the next if I were to enter into the detail of your question – and it is not your concern to have me become less popular on different islands
2019-01-11T19:28:42.295Z
Police video throws AfD's claims over attacked politician into doubt Officials question politician's assault account Mr Magnitz claimed that the assault was an assassination attempt by extremist leftists in an interview with the  Die Welt  newspaper Russia seized three Ukrainian vessels amid their leaving the Kerch Strait Police said they were nonetheless continuing to investigate the incident and described it as a politically motivated attack
2019-01-11T19:28:20.430Z
New migrant caravan 'looking for refuge' forming in Honduras 'Many people see the last caravan as a success in that people were able to travel safely, and they were well taken care of,' says one activist Migrants clash with authorities as they seek to cross the US border 1/23 A group of migrants climb the US border fence in Tijuana AFP/Getty 2/23 A group of migrants cross the dried up Tijuana river AFP/Getty 3/23 Mexico police emerge from a cloud of tear gas Reuters 4/23 Mexico police work to keep migrants from getting over the border with the US AP 5/23 US border patrol agents stand guard as migrant seek to cross the border at Tijuana Reuters 6/23 Adults help a child over the US border fence AFP/Getty 7/23 Migrants near the US border in Tijuana Reuters 8/23 Migrants climb the US border fence in Tijuana AFP/Getty 9/23 Migrants clash with riot police as they near the US border in Tijuana Reuters 10/23 A migrant is detained by US border patrol officers after illegally crossing the border Reuters 11/23 A group of migrants cross the dried up Tijuana river Reuters 12/23 Tear gas is deployed at the border Reuters 13/23 A group of migrants make their way to the US border fence Reuters 14/23 A migrant man wears a homemade gas mask Reuters 15/23 Migrants stand on the banks of the Tijuana river opposite the US border fence Reuters 16/23 A group of migrants cross the Tijuana river Reuters 17/23 Migrants gather at the border crossing in Tijuana AP 18/23 Tear gas is fired by border police to deter migrants EPA 19/23 A migrant covers his face as tear gas surrounds him Reuters 20/23 Migrant families seek to cross the US border at Tijuana Reuters 21/23 Mexico police try to stop migrants from crossing Reuters 22/23 Migrants force their way through the border fence at Tijuana Reuters 23/23 Reuters 1/23 A group of migrants climb the US border fence in Tijuana AFP/Getty 2/23 A group of migrants cross the dried up Tijuana river AFP/Getty 3/23 Mexico police emerge from a cloud of tear gas Reuters 4/23 Mexico police work to keep migrants from getting over the border with the US AP 5/23 US border patrol agents stand guard as migrant seek to cross the border at Tijuana Reuters 6/23 Adults help a child over the US border fence AFP/Getty 7/23 Migrants near the US border in Tijuana Reuters 8/23 Migrants climb the US border fence in Tijuana AFP/Getty 9/23 Migrants clash with riot police as they near the US border in Tijuana Reuters 10/23 A migrant is detained by US border patrol officers after illegally crossing the border Reuters 11/23 A group of migrants cross the dried up Tijuana river Reuters 12/23 Tear gas is deployed at the border Reuters 13/23 A group of migrants make their way to the US border fence Reuters 14/23 A migrant man wears a homemade gas mask Reuters 15/23 Migrants stand on the banks of the Tijuana river opposite the US border fence Reuters 16/23 A group of migrants cross the Tijuana river Reuters 17/23 Migrants gather at the border crossing in Tijuana AP 18/23 Tear gas is fired by border police to deter migrants EPA 19/23 A migrant covers his face as tear gas surrounds him Reuters 20/23 Migrant families seek to cross the US border at Tijuana Reuters 21/23 Mexico police try to stop migrants from crossing Reuters 22/23 Migrants force their way through the border fence at Tijuana Reuters 23/23 Reuters The caravans are an opening for people, said Karen Valladares, executive director of the National Forum for Migration in Honduras
2019-01-11T19:28:17.753Z
Only Nuclear Energy Can Save the Planet Do the math on replacing fossil fuels: To move fast enough, the world needs to build lots of reactors The key reason is that most countries’ policies are shaped not by hard facts but by long-standing and widely shared phobias about radiation It is a win-win strategy, giving humanity its only viable path to stop a climate catastrophe while providing poorer countries with the energy they need to grow
2019-01-11T19:15:56.727Z
UK snow WARNING: Shock weather maps show Britain blanketed in snow – SIX INCHES forecast BRITAIN could face up to SIX INCHES of snow as a terrifying winter storm barrels towards the UK in just over 10-days-time, after subjecting mainland Europe to terrifying snowfall, freezing temperatures and dangerous conditions. A terrifying snowstorm has so far claimed the lives of 17 people in Europe - but Britiajn could be next in line to bear the brunt of the frightening winter storm In February last year, freezing Siberian winds brought icy temperatures and snowfall to the UK
2019-01-11T19:08:16.779Z
Europe snow CHAOS: Shock pictures from across Europe as temperatures plummet to -23C A DEADLY cold snap – which has seen temperatures in some parts of Europe plummet to -23C – has killed 17 people so far – with snow continuing to fall across the continent. His family tried in vain to rescue him by digging through the snow with their bare hands However, spokesman Graham Madge yesterday downplayed suggestions of a repeat of last year’s Beast from the East, which caused havoc last February He said: There is nothing in the next week or so that could indicate any change like the Beast from the East
2019-01-11T18:57:03.383Z
Young Brit outlines KEY reason Britain MUST get out of EU - 'We NEED to leave!' A YOUNG Briton has outlined why the UK must leave the European Union – warning that the Brussels bloc “locks us into a neoliberal economic model”. Other countries that look after their own interests, such as China, are investing billions of pounds in Africa because they know that is where the growth will be int he 21st century Every effort needs to be made to make sure this important issue is resolved satisfactorily
2019-01-11T18:24:11.390Z
Days of wet weather renew mudslide concerns in Malibu, other areas scarred by wildfires The first in a series of winter storms that will hammer Southern California through next week is expected to arrive Friday night, heightening concerns about debris flows for cities recently affected by destructive wildfires. Prepare for lack of water, power and natural gas, nonfunctional traffic signals, and roads that may be impassable That could make for cold, soggy picket lines for Los Angeles Unified School District teachers who are expected to begin striking on Monday
2019-01-11T18:20:31.065Z
Heavy snowfall causes chaos across Europe Heavy snowfall this week across Europe has closed down schools, left some remote villages cut off and disrupted traffic and power supplies in many areas in the region. Austrian military helicopters flew a group of 66 German teenagers out of a mountain guest house in central Austria on Friday after they had been stuck there for several days Because of heavy snow, in some parts over 1 meter-high, some of the roads have been blocked, he explained
2019-01-11T18:19:36.372Z
Thousands of federal workers miss payday as Trump dispute ties for longest in US history - follow live Furloughed public sector staff bear brunt of current impasse in Washington as up to 800,000 go without pay Donald Trump has again threatened to declare a national emergency to bypass congress and force through the spending plan at the centre of the dispute, which includes $5.7bn (£4.5bn) funding for the president’s controversial border wall contested by Democrats As our Commander-in-Chief, we need him to prioritise our needs above politics Tom Barnes 11 January 2019 15:21 1 2 Next Please allow a moment for the live stream to load
2019-01-11T18:13:13.078Z
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2019-01-11T18:02:32.295Z
Juncker hints at helping out Theresa May over Brexit deal But EC president remains sceptical over PM’s chances of success in next week’s vote And every effort needs to be made between now and Tuesday afternoon perhaps to ensure that this important issue can be resolved satisfactorily Officials declined to comment on the substance of the assurances, simply reiterating that the deal could not be cut across, but adding: There is something
2019-01-11T17:52:59.383Z
UK weather forecast: Britain set for 6-week DEEP FREEZE as widespread HEAVY SNOW IMMINENT BRITAIN is just days away from the start of what could turn into a six-week Arctic freeze as warnings are issued to brace for imminent ‘widespread snow’. Whether cold spells will be brought about by Arctic air arriving from the north or easterly flows arriving from the continent remains uncertain Weather charts show the mercury plunging below freezing across the country durning the second half of January
2019-01-11T17:47:05.124Z
Puerto Rican Officials Livid At Reports Trump May Use Disaster Funds To Pay For Wall Trump's actions are an "egotistical response of a man who gets his way or brings everyone down," San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz said. Puerto Ricans still recovering from a devastating hurricane that killed thousands and displaced even more may see their state’s disaster funds shifted to what President Donald Trump claims is an emergency at the U.S-Mexico border Trump said last week he can relate to the unpaid workers, but that they’ll make adjustments
2019-01-11T17:44:31.785Z
Is Kevin Hart an unintentional ally of the LGBTQ community? Until he connects emotionally to the impact of his jokes, Kevin Hart won't evolve and the LGBTQ community won't give him a pass. What if Hart felt what a gay person feels when someone yells a slur at them He is a member of The ManKind Project, an international nonprofit organization promoting healthy masculinity and supporting men’s emotional growth, accountability, and service
2019-01-11T17:37:59.439Z
Former Australia PM aide demands May show 'BACKBONE' and return UK to top global role THERESA May has been urged to show some "backbone" and "square up" against the Brexit demands the European Union has forced the British Government to accept during negotiations. I want to see Britain look and sound like it used to look and sound But Mr Rutte also sought to soften the blow by stressing any use of the backstop option for the Irish border will be as short as possible He said: Nobody in the EU has any interest in keeping the UK in the backstop any longer than strictly necessary
2019-01-11T17:33:58.060Z
The best one-day rail journeys for 2019 For lovers of the Scandi noir crime series The Bridge, however, the compelling reason for making this journey is that, this is The Bridge First-class one-way fare from £215 (Swiss Pass and Half-fare card can be used); then there is the  Excellence Class supplement of £331: Glacier Express (020 7420 4934; switzerlandtravelcentre.co.uk)
2019-01-11T17:27:10.993Z
Blood Moon HARBINGER: Why do Christians FEAR the Super Blood Moon eclipse? THE January Blood Moon eclipse is a powerful prophetic sign of catastrophic events about to descend on America, a Christian preacher has shockingly claimed. READ MORE: Preacher claims Earth faces hellfire and doom Just exactly what God is showing us is we’re on the brink The sunlight is refracted through the Earth’s dusty atmosphere and scatters out blue light on the visible spectrum, leaving red wavelengths to light up the lunar orb The preacher said: Something biblical guys, something biblical is going on here with the signs of the Second Coming of Christ
2019-01-11T17:25:57.243Z
Taxpayers are now on the hook for millions of government work hours that no one actually worked A bill moving through Congress would pay federal workers for days lost in the government shutdown, which is the fair thing to do, but adds to the cost of Trump's folly. The current manifestation is that the nation elected as president someone who has no idea how to do the job, and who is not predisposed to grow into it Last year, in a White House meeting discussing so-called sanctuary cities and states with sheriffs and other local California officials, the president said: Read More
2019-01-11T17:18:51.244Z
Juncker REFUSES to answer Brexit question as he fears becoming 'LESS POPULAR' EU Commissioner Jean-Claude Juncker refused to provide Theresa May with some reassurance on the controversial backstop clause included in her highly-debated Brexit withdrawal deal. The top Eurocrat suggested he would not answer the question to avoid becoming less popular on different islands – a not-so-veiled reference to the UK and arguably Ireland He added: I do not like the prospect of a no-deal, which would be a disaster for our British friends
2019-01-11T17:10:39.184Z
Congo election runner-up to press fraud dispute in court The runner-up in Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential election said ... Another domestic observer mission said it witnessed vote tampering and other major irregularities VIOLENCE FEARED Fayulu’s camp said it would raise these issues with Congo’s highest court on Saturday morning Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-01-11T17:03:22.247Z
Inside Haiti's 'forgotten village' which was abandoned after the 2010 earthquake Incredible pictures reveal Haiti's 'ghost village' that has been abandoned since the earthquake in 2010 The village is left abandoned after the earthquake that took place in 2010 (Image: REUTERS) A family eats dinner in a makeshift kitchen outside a house (Image: REUTERS) The living conditions have not improved despite it's eight years after the earthquake (Image: REUTERS) Read More Cheetahs spotted 'having a THREESOME' at South Africa wildlife reserve Here you pay a ton
2019-01-11T17:01:19.816Z
Some Democrats reportedly trying to rein in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – live A number of lawmakers and aides said to be urging congresswoman to tone down her attacks on fellow Democrats Travelers are also being encouraged to arrive extra early due to uncertainties created by the lapse in federal government funding So far, he’s continuing the lie that Mexico is paying for the border wall Trump surprised many with his abrupt announcement of the pull out last month
2019-01-11T16:38:01.748Z
Congo Opposition Candidate to Challenge Election Results Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Martin Fayulu said he will challenge the official election result at the country’s constitutional court, as one of his campaign aides claimed his candidate had won in a landslide. Mr. Fayulu speaking to his supporters in Kinshasa Friday Backed by two wealthy Congolese politicians who had been blocked from running themselves, Mr. Fayulu’s campaign drew large crowds, especially of young people, throughout the former Belgian colony
2019-01-11T16:30:52.839Z
Eclipse horoscope 2019: How will the Blood Moon affect YOUR zodiac and astrology? THE January eclipse will bathe the Full Moon in Leo in ominous red light from the Sun in Aquarius – but how will this affect your personal star sign? On the same day, astrologers expect the Sun to enter the constellation Aquarius after spending a month in the zodiac of Capricorn A square aspect is formed by any two bodies connected on the horoscope charts by a 90-degree angle READ MORE: 2019 Horoscopes - Love life predictions for YOUR star sign this year
2019-01-11T16:12:06.502Z
Hangover for UK farmers as Brexit uncertainty hits brewing barley... Sales of British malting barley to European Union brewers and malt producers for... REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo The standstill in so-called forward export sales for delivery in coming months means UK farmers are not able to take advantage of current attractive prices and are losing business to other EU suppliers, traders said There is a commercial risk which is too large to take Traders said German importers had transferred their buying interest to other EU suppliers, especially France, which had a big crop last summer Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-01-11T16:07:01.438Z