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Whitaker's testimony, winter weather and more about Friday
Is Müller almost done? Legislators will ask their boss
Members of Congress have many questions for incumbent Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, most of all: is the investigation of election campaigns in Russia shadowing the first two years of President Donald Trump's upcoming term? Whitaker's request to answer questions about his role in supervising the special investigation of Robert Mueller in Russia was questioned on Thursday as he had been battling with the legislature to force him to talk about his talks with the president speak. But the Department of Justice said late Thursday Whitaker will testify before the House Justice Committee on Friday morning. Whitaker surprised Washington last month when he said the investigation he took when Trump drove Jeff Sessions out in November was "close to completion" ̵
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Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) Speaking to Reporters on September 25, 2008 in Washington. (Photo: Photo by Alex Wong, Getty Images)
Signs of progress seen a week before the next closure date
Friday marks a week until February 15 to set a deadline for further closure Government averted, signs of a possible agreement were seen on Thursday. Senator Richard Shelby of Alabama, an important senator who was involved in the legislature's negotiations, told the reporter, Republican Republican Donald Trump, that he was ready to compromise over $ 5.7 billion on the construction of Walls or barriers to enter the Mexican border after he met Trump and Vice President Mike Pence Thursday. The Democrats have refused to add more walls, as Trump intends to do at the border. "We all know things are changing, but I think we're on a positive ascent now," Shelby said.
Temperatures are expected to decline one day after the big winter storm.
The bitter cold will come back In parts of the country Friday, the National Weather Service predicts. The northern lowlands are not zero degrees, and the Midwestern and Great Lakes states will not be single digits or teenagers. Temperatures from Texas to Ohio will be 25 to 40 degrees lower on Friday than on Thursday. The cold returns one day after a violent storm hit the central US, bringing a mix of weather, from blizzard conditions to flooding. The most stable snow on Thursday fell from Minnesota via Wisconsin to Michigan, AccuWeather said. Further south, the rain fell from Arkansas and southern Missouri to Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, triggering floodwatches and alerts.
Arizona Park closing after the death of four dolphins
A water facility in Arizona will be temporarily closed on Friday while a panel is setting up valued there after the death of four dolphins. A 22-year-old dolphin named Kai died last week after experiencing difficulty swimming, eating and breathing, according to a statement from Dolphinaris, Arizona. Kai was the fourth dolphin to die in the facility since opening in October 2016 at Salt River Reservation, east of Scottsdale. Veterinarians, pathologists, water quality and animal behavior experts will attend the panel. Four remaining dolphins awarded to Dolphinaris will be moved to other facilities.
"Young and the Troubled" by Kristoff St John
CBS's "Young and the Restless" on Friday will be a tribute to actress Kristoff St. John, who died on Sunday at the age of 52. St. John had played the role of Neil Winter since 1991. daytime running soap opera, nearly a dozen Daytime Emmy Award nominations and 10 NAACP Image Awards on the way. The last episode with St. John on the show was aired on Wednesday. Fans and co-stars used social media to express their grief that they last saw him on "Y & R".
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