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Christmas snow flurries possible in Central Texas

Christmas snow flurries possible in Central Texas

Dylan is the fourth storm to be named this season after Aileen, Brian and Caroline brought widespread disruption and travel chaos to the UK. Although the name has been selected, the Met Office will not yet put "Storm Dylan" into use until "medium weather impact" from rain, wind or snow is forecast.


Trump Transition Team Accuses Mueller Of Improperly Obtaining Documents

Trump Transition Team Accuses Mueller Of Improperly Obtaining Documents

Mike Allen follows up on the story at Axios this morning. Allen has posted a PDF of the seven-page letter dated December 16 from transition team lawyer Kory Langhoffer to Senator Johnson et al. The transition sources said they were surprised about the emails because they have been in touch with Mueller's team and have cooperated. Ken Nahigian, the Trump transition's executive director and trustee, said in an interview that GSA's decision to share the emails with Mueller's office would ...


Sydney hospital cleaner charged with being North Korean agent

Sydney hospital cleaner charged with being North Korean agent

Chan Han Choi, 59, was arrested outside Sydney on December 17 and charged with two counts under a law preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, the first such charges in Australia . "But we estimate that if these trades were successful we're talking tens of millions of dollars", he told reporters in Sydney . Citing the ANZUS treaty, prime minister Malcolm Turnbull said in August that Australia would join the United States in war.


Zuma's last song and dance ahead of ANC top job exit

Zuma's last song and dance ahead of ANC top job exit

The voting results are expected to be announced on Monday morning. National executive committee (NEC) member and former police boss Bheki Cele has said that those branches from his home province KwaZulu-Natal that have nominated Ramaphosa have shown maturity for rising above tribal divisions.


Injuries, casualties reported after Amtrak train derails south of Seattle

Injuries, casualties reported after Amtrak train derails south of Seattle

Authorities said there were " injuries and casualties reported", the Pierce County Sheriff's office tweeted. The National Transportation Safety Board tweeted that the Amtrak train that derailed is a passenger train. "Skip traffic", Amtrak says on its promotional material for the Cascades trains. Law enforcement tells KING 5 that the derailment has caused injuries and fatalities.


RAF Mildenhall in lockdown after security 'incident'

RAF Mildenhall in lockdown after security 'incident'

No one else was injured as a result of the incident, police said. RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath, another U.S. base next to it, have both been subjected to terror threats over the past few years. RAF Mildenhall, together with its sister base RAF Lakenheath, has the largest US Air Force (USAF) presence in the UK. "Individuals in the area surrounding the installation are asked to avoid the base at this time".