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January 2019

Polar vortex claims eight lives as US cold snap continues

At least eight people have died in one of the worst cold snaps to hit the US Midwest in decades.An Iowa student found dead outside a college building is among the victims.Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-47075143

Canadian tourist rape: Paris police jailed for seven years

Two police officers have been found guilty of raping a Canadian woman at a renowned Paris police headquarters in 2014.They were both jailed for seven years by a Paris court, three years after the case was thrown out in another trial.…

Earthquake Hits Close to Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Thursday January 31 2019 – The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre recorded a 4.4 earthquake off Trinidad and Tobago early today.Read more:…

Manchester City Suffers Huge Blow

Manchester City's title hopes suffered a huge blow as Newcastle came from a goal down to record a remarkable victory over the defending champions at St James' Park.Two defensive lapses cost Pep Guardiola's side the chance to cut…

US to shiver in ‘once-in-a-generation’ polar vortex

The US will shiver this week in a once-in-a-generation deep freeze, forecasters warn.The most extreme arctic blasts, caused by a spinning pool of cold air known as the polar vortex, could bring temperatures as low as -53C.Read more:…

Brexit: MPs back May’s bid to change deal

MPs have backed seeking "alternative arrangements" to replace the Irish backstop in Theresa May's Brexit plan.The proposal - put forward by Tory MP Sir Graham Brady - had the support of the government and won by 16 votes.Read more:…