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President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani says he can't be sure that someone with the Trump campaign didn't collude with Russia in the 2016 election. In an interview on CNN, Giuliani said he never claimed there wasn't collusion between the campaign and Russia, but had previously said Trump himself was not involved.       Americans are continuing to feel the strain as the partial government shutdown reaches day 27. Food inspections, airport security, automobile safety and national parks are just some of the areas that are taking the brunt of the impact, along with thousands of federal workers who aren't getting paid. Analysts say as the shutdown continues, it could start to have a significant impact on the economy.        Regions all across the U.S. are facing crazy weather. On the west coast, the Los Angeles area could see as much as a month's worth of rain this week. In the Northeast, a pair of winter storms is slamming the region with heavy snow, ice, and bone-chilling winds. The storm is expected to hit the Midwest first, closing roads and making for an airport nightmare.        Los Angeles Unified and the union representing more than 30-thousand educators are heading back to the bargaining table today. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced last night that both sides have agreed to meet at noon to resume contract negotiations. This comes ahead of day four of the first teachers strike in 30 years. The union has been pushing for higher pay and other concessions       Federal prosecutors are charging a 21-year-old man from Georgia with plotting an attack on the White House. U.S. Attorney Byung J. Pak said yesterday that agents arrested Hasher Taheb after a year-long investigation. The suspect is accused of planning a "mass casualty" attack on a variety of federal buildings in Washington, DC. Taheb hoped to carry out his attack using an improvised explosive device and an anti-tank rocket.       A Japanese robot hotel is canning more than half the robots working there. It turns out they aren't very good workers. The more than 240 robots frequently caused more problems than they solved at the hotel in Nagasaki. The hotel's manager and the company president have acknowledged problems that include check-in robots that need help and concierge robots that are clueless.