Mother-of-two Nicola Bulley, 45, went missing on Friday while walking her dog in the village of St Michael’s on Wyre, Lancashire.
HALIFAX — A cold snap that triggered Environment Canada alerts involving eight provinces and territories extended into a second day on Saturday, shattering several past temperature records and leaving thousands of customers in Atlantic Canada without power. A massive arctic air system that blanketed much of the country on Friday previously prompted the weather agency to issued extreme cold alerts for six provinces spanning Ontario to Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as some communities in Nuna
Ireland ended 10-year wait for Six Nations win on Welsh soil.
STORY: Biden, while walking to a car, made his remark in response to a question about whether the United States would shoot down the high-altitude surveillance balloon, which has been flying across the country in what Washington calls a "clear violation" of U.S. sovereignty.U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken postponed a visit to China that had been expected to start on Friday because of the balloon.The president did not elaborate on what was planned. Officials said that military leaders considered shooting down the high-altitude surveillance balloon this week but eventually recommended against this because of the risk of falling debris.China expressed regret that an "airship" used for civilian meteorological and other scientific purposes had strayed into U.S. airspace.The Pentagon said on Friday (February 3) that another Chinese balloon was observed over Latin America without saying where exactly.An object believed to be a suspected Chinese spy balloon was seen over Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday (February 4).The spy balloon has been drifting eastward since it was spotted earlier this week over Montana. There have also been sightings in Kansas and Missouri.
Police are appealing to find a "key witness" who they believe was in the area on the morning Nicola Bulley disappeared.
Arsenal suffered a reality check in their pursuit of the Premier League title on Saturday, losing 1-0 at struggling Everton in manager Sean Dyche's first game in charge, while Liverpool imploded in their third consecutive away defeat. James Tarkowski's second-half header sealed Everton's first victory since October, briefly moving them out of the relegation zone - although they ended the day back in it. While there was joy on the blue side of Merseyside, Liverpool's miserable league campaign continued as they were crushed 3-0 at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
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Iraq's currency ended its nosedive after a meeting between the Iraqi Central Bank head and a top U.S. Treasury official. Under Secretary of the Treasury for terrorism and financial intelligence Brian E. Nelson said in a statement Saturday that he had met with Central Bank of Iraq Governor Ali al-Allaq in Istanbul the day before “to discuss banking sector reforms and a mutual commitment to anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism.” Measures taken by the United States in recent months to stamp out money laundering and the channeling of dollars to Iran and Syria from Iraq have severely restricted Iraq’s access to hard currency.
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Steve Borthwick takes charge of England for the first time as Scotland look to defend the Calcutta Cup on the opening weekend of the Six Nations
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The Department of Justice will help conduct a review of the Memphis Police Department following the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols, city officials said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland announced Friday that the DOJ's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, along with the International Association of Police Chiefs, will conduct an "independent, external review" that will include assessing the department's special units and use-of-force policies "to honor Tyre and help make sure this type of tragedy does not happen again." "While we no doubt have a long way to go on the road to healing, hopefully through our actions, citizens will see we are working to be better and that we are heading down the right path," Strickland said in a bulletin.
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Famous fans such as Stevie Wonder and Lionel Richie feted Motown music titans Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson at the pre-Grammys MusiCares concert.
In a rematch of the 2022 NCAA national championship, Kentucky’s men’s tennis team defeated top-ranked Virginia on the road.
The Steve Borthwick era begins with a Calcutta Cup clash in the Six Nations at Twickenham this afternoon. It’s all change for England after their worst set of calendar-year results for 14 years in 2022 led to the end of Eddie Jones’ long tenure, a sacking that many felt was overdue but others panned with a World Cup approaching fast on the horizon. Former captain Borthwick will be desperate for a fast start to his tenure in a huge year, having made plenty of changes already including a debut for Ollie Hassell-Collins but a raft of injuries ensuring that the Marcus Smith-Owen Farrell playmaking access remains for now.
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California wildlife officials have called off the search for a mountain lion that attacked a 5-year-old boy who was on a hiking trail in rural Northern California, saying there was little chance of capturing the animal. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife said Friday that DNA testing confirmed that a mountain lion was responsible for the attack last Tuesday in San Mateo County, south of San Francisco. “This lack of access, combined with worsening weather and the nomadic nature of mountain lions has diminished the chances for a successful capture," said Capt. Patrick Foy, a department spokesman.
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Warner BrosGeorge Robertson, a Canadian actor best known for his role as the police chief (and later commissioner) in the slapstick Police Academy film series, died at the age of 89 earlier this week.According to a family announcement, Robertson passed away on Sunday at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.“He leaves a legacy of many accomplishments—a splendid career in stage, films, and TV with over 80 roles on both the big and small screen, most notably the original and six sequels of