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The next five to seven days won’t just be cold — they’ll be record breaking. That’s according to data from the National Weather Service, which predicts that more than 200 record lows could be tied or set from Monday to Wednesday. It’s all part of the Arctic blast that’s hitting the East Coast, bringing below-freezing …

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez said on Sunday that he would call other party leaders starting on Monday to tackle a political stalemate after the country’s fourth election in four years again delivered a hung parliament. Acting Prime Minister Sanchez said he aimed to form a stable, “progressive” government. Reporting by Jesus …

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Abu Dhabi’s government said on Tuesday it was launching a new company, EDGE, that will invest in defense technology. “The new company will invest and bring advanced defense technologies to the market,” EDGE chief executive and managing director, Faisal al-Bannai, said at the ceremony. The company will employ about 12,000 people. …

NEW YORK — Politics can be a bruising business. But President Donald Trump took a break from battling the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry to watch another bloodsport Saturday, drawing a mixed response at a UFC match at a raucous Madison Square Garden. Both loud boos and cheers could be heard as Trump, joined by his adult …

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian federal police said they have arrested Saifullah Al-Mamun, born in Bangladesh and considered by authorities one of the world’s most prolific human traffickers. In an operation conducted on Thursday after collaboration with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Brazilian police arrested members of a group allegedly implicated in a large …

Text size Photograph by Jacob Kepler/Bloomberg As earnings news, acquisitions, and social media drama filled the tech landscape over the past week, it was easy to miss a momentous achievement: new technology that can land a small plane without a single bit of help from a human pilot. Autoland from Garmin (ticker: GRMN) takes control …

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Fierce, dry Santa Ana winds off the Southern California mountains eased early on Friday, helping firefighters make progress in corralling major wildfires that have displaced thousands of residents. A fresh spate of wildfires had roared to life on Thursday in hilly neighborhoods outside Los Angeles, destroying homes and forcing yet more …

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Nearly a decade after receiving U.S. citizenship, Guatemalan-born Mayra Lopez thought she had cleared all the hurdles for her parents to join her in the United States. FILE PHOTO: Hospital beds in the emergency room of a Louisiana hospital. REUTERS/Lee Celano/Files Then on Oct. 4 U.S. President Donald Trump changed …

The aircraft, a Piper PA-28, crashed about 10:30 a.m. ET, after taking off from nearby DeKalb-Peachtree Airport, Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said. It is not clear if there are any casualties. Photos from the crash scene show a two-story building missing a large swath of its brick facade. There is also roof damage. …

The Long Beach Fire Department responded to a shooting at 10:44 p.m. (local time), the department said on Twitter. The incident took place during a party at the home, where some attendees were in costume, Long Beach Police spokeswoman Karen Owens told CNN. Three people were confirmed dead and nine were taken to area hospitals, …