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The letter was published on Time's website. "When you slid down the banister of the solarium, just as we had done as 8-year-olds and again as 20-year-olds chasing our youth, your joy and laughter were contagious". Just like we did. The end of Barack Obama's presidency will mean big changes for all of us, but none so much as his own family - particularly his teenage daughters, 15-year-old Sasha and 18-year-old Malia.
  • Here's What To Expect At Obama's Farewell Address

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    With an approval rating hovering around 55 per cent, Mr Obama will hope to steel them for new battles ahead. Obama has been planning his speech for months, aides said, formulating the broad themes while on vacation over the holidays in Hawaii and developing drafts starting last week.
  • Rain possible Monday night, most of the week; snow likely by weekend

    Rain possible Monday night, most of the week; snow likely by weekend

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    Snow, dropping less than an inch, is likely before 1 p.m. on Tuesday before switching to a mix of rain and snow, and then just rain after 4 p.m. Wind gusts can reach 21 miles per hour. West wind 7 to 10 miles per hour. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect here until 1 a.m. Sunday morning. Thursday , Jan. 12 - A 50 percent chance of rain.
  • Grocery stores packed as residents try to beat incoming winter storm

    Grocery stores packed as residents try to beat incoming winter storm

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    Travel problems from Helena could last into Sunday or perhaps even Monday in areas in the Southeast that receive snow from Helena. This is a state where it doesn't "get cold and stay cold". Around 1 inch of additional snowfall is possible along and south of Interstate 40 Friday afternoon. A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice are expected or occurring.
  • 20-car pileup closes part of highway as heavy snow falls

    20-car pileup closes part of highway as heavy snow falls

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    A blizzard warning is issued when sustained winds or frequent wind gusts of over 35 miles per hour are expected with considerable falling or blowing snow. Before the first snowflake fell Saturday morning, the National Weather Service hoisted Blizzard Warnings for Cape Cod, the Islands and portions of the South Shore.
  • France's far-right FN scrambles for election funding

    France's far-right FN scrambles for election funding

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    Potential Russian influence over western elections has become a sensitive issue since USA intelligence agencies accused their Russian counterparts of seeking to disrupt the US election through hacking and cyber attacks. FN Secretary General Nicolas Bay has agreed on the political behaviour of the banks, telling reporters French banks were acting in an "anti-democratic way".
  • Snow forecast Thursday night-Friday

    Snow forecast Thursday night-Friday

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    According to National Weather Service, snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are expected, with locally higher amounts to 10 inches possible near the DE beaches. Friday , due to predicted snowfall related to an approaching winter storm, says Superintendent Dr. Jeff Wilson. Starting later tonight people across central and eastern North Carolina will be getting their first taste of winter weather this season.
  • Skiers caught in avalanche in Sierra Nevada amid an epic snowstorm

    Skiers caught in avalanche in Sierra Nevada amid an epic snowstorm

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    The Nevada Department of Transportation was forced to shut down the Mt. Ski Bowl Highway as it leads to the Mt. Stiff winds toppled a towering evergreen tree into an OR home, killing an 8-year-old girl, while blizzard conditions closed major highways and triggered a small avalanche in the Sierra on Wednesday as wet, windy storms pummeled much of the West.
  • The last dance! Obama to host final White House party

    The last dance! Obama to host final White House party

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    The Obamas have said they will attend. It is two weeks until Donald Trump will be sworn in as President of the United States but a removals van has already been spotted outside the White House. Recognition for school counselors is part of that initiative. "I've seen the video in news coverage", White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Thursday, adding that the "disturbing images" show a "level of depravity that is an outrage to a lot of Americans".
  • Facebook removes photo of historic statue for violating nudity guidelines

    Facebook removes photo of historic statue for violating nudity guidelines

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    But the social media company told Barbari that the picture violated its privacy policies. "It shows an image with content that is explicitly sexual and which excessively shows the body or unnecessarily concentrates on body parts". The company eventually reversed its position and issued an apology. She said: "The statue is shown from behind, not even as a close up, it's in the distance".
  • Jae Crowder threatens to leave Celtics after crowd cheered for Gordon Hayward

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    As for the idea of the Celtics adding Crowder, a free agent this summer who could get a max contract, Gorman danced around saying that Hayward is the superior player. "The Jazz have a ton of guys to pay, and if they down enough beers (just kidding, it's Utah!), they might convince themselves they have the wing depth to withstand Hayward bolting".