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No State of Union while govt shut, Pelosi tells Trump

No State of Union while govt shut, Pelosi tells Trump

However, hours later, Pelosi responded with a letter of her own, denying Trump a concurrent resolution-a vote that allows a joint session of Congress to convene-to give the speech. One possible op...

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Stevenage Airbus: Boss says no deal may affect jobs

Stevenage Airbus: Boss says no deal may affect jobs

Mark Cassidy, director of economics and statistics, said: "A disorderly no-deal Brexit has the potential to significantly alter the path of the Irish economy in both the short and medium term, with a ...

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"Great Satisfaction", Says Kim Jong Over Trump Letter As Talks Approach

Trump previously said of the letters that they had resulted in the pair falling "in love". The White House said last week a second Trump-Kim summit would be held in late February but did not say where...

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China says Australian held on national security grounds

China says Australian held on national security grounds

Australia's Defense Minister Christopher Pyne , who was visiting Beijing on Thursday, said he would raise the matter with his counterpart Wei Fenghe during their meeting. It is not the first tim...

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Record 33,341 people murdered in Mexico in 2018

Record 33,341 people murdered in Mexico in 2018

Numerous homicides are linked to drug cartel violence . Impunity or getting away with it, is rife with witnesses scarce, scared and even scarred, undermined by inept and sometimes corrupt or compli...

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Los Angeles teachers end nine-day strike

Los Angeles teachers end nine-day strike

As an example of the hardships Denver teachers face, the union cited a teacher who taught in Indianapolis and Chicago before moving to Colorado. The agreement reached shortly before dawn Tuesd...

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Trump's shutdown gift to Pelosi: a unified Democratic caucus

Trump's shutdown gift to Pelosi: a unified Democratic caucus

On Thursday, nearly five weeks later, House Democrats continued work on a package that would ignore Trump's demand for $5.7 billion for a wall with Mexico and would instead pay for other ideas aimed...

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New Zealand PM Ardern says no-deal Brexit would be very hard

New Zealand PM Ardern says no-deal Brexit would be very hard

Ms Ardern was reluctant to go into detail about her meeting with Prince William - it's royal family protocol not to discuss specifics - but she said the broad areas covered were mental health and clim...

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Hamas rejects Qatari aid over conditions laid down by Israel

Hamas rejects Qatari aid over conditions laid down by Israel

The Israeli cabinet has decided, late Wednesday, to allow the third installment of Qatari funds to enter the besieged Gaza Strip. The delayed payment is the third of six planned tranches, totaling $...

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Alex Salmond charged by police

Alex Salmond charged by police

The charges were announced by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, after Mr Salmond appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Thursday afternoon. Salmond led the devolved Scottish government...

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Venezuela's Supreme Court Disavows Guaido as Congress Head

Venezuela's Supreme Court Disavows Guaido as Congress Head

Guaido heads the democratically-elected National Assembly and will lead massive protests on Wednesday in hopes of unseating Maduro, the socialist strongman who has presided over economic ruin and braz...

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Italy's Salvini says France has no interest in stabilising Libya

Italy's Salvini says France has no interest in stabilising Libya

Deputy prime minister Luigi Di Maio also lambasted Paris for colonialising African nations via debt slavery and foreign policy, adding that "In order to keep the Africans in Africa , it would be...

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'Injuries' to be expected as snow and ice hits Devon

'Injuries' to be expected as snow and ice hits Devon

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice to Yorkshire, as temperatures dip below freezing. "Several centimetres of snow might settle above 200 metres in Scotland , Northern Ire...

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Priyanka Gandhi launches political career ahead of key India polls

Priyanka Gandhi launches political career ahead of key India polls

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will take up the party position in the first week of February, almost 14 months after her brother Rahul took over as the party president from their mother, Sonia Gandhi. "I thin...

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Nurse arrested after US woman gave birth in vegetative state

Nurse arrested after US woman gave birth in vegetative state

Two doctors who cared for the 29-year-old San Carlos Apache Tribe member aren't now working at the Hacienda Healthcare facility, 12 News reported . A statement released by the family's attorney Tue...

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Guaido declares himself interim president of Venezuela

Guaido declares himself interim president of Venezuela

Top US officials have thrown their weight behind Guaido over the past few weeks, openly expressing support to him and urging President Maduro to step down, while calling upon the Venezuelan military...

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Russian Heavy Bomber Crash-Lands In Murmansk Region, Killing Three Crew

Russian Heavy Bomber Crash-Lands In Murmansk Region, Killing Three Crew

The plane was not carrying munitions, it said. The incident occurred at 13:40 local time at Olenegorsk Air Base, Tu-22M3 long-range bomber aircraft crashed on landing while making a routine training...

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Passenger takes control of plane en route Moscow, lands in Siberia

Passenger takes control of plane en route Moscow, lands in Siberia

Drunken incidents involving passengers on commercial flights in Russian Federation are fairly common, though it is unusual for them to result in flights being diverted. "According to reports, a plan...

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UK PM moves to break Brexit deadlock with European Union concessions

UK PM moves to break Brexit deadlock with European Union concessions

May says she plans to go back to Brussels after January 29 to seek changes to the deal from European Union leaders. Mr Raab said the public want this done and dusted and called on Mrs May to rule ...

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USA has 'no plan for Syria' after pullout: Ex-envoy Brett McGurk

USA has 'no plan for Syria' after pullout: Ex-envoy Brett McGurk

One of the most prominent holdovers from the Obama administration, McGurk told CBS's " Face the Nation " over the weekend that based on the current information he was privy to, no clear exit strateg...

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Dyson to move its business headquarters to Singapore, unrelated to Brexit

Dyson to move its business headquarters to Singapore, unrelated to Brexit

Last October announced plans to build an EV manufacturing plant in Singapore , but now it appears a large proportion of the company's executive team and the whole of its head office is following su...

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'Bikini Hiker' Freezes After Mountain Fall

'Bikini Hiker' Freezes After Mountain Fall

Gigi Wu , 36, was eight days into a solo 25-day hike when she fell down the 65-foot valley on Sunday. However, bad weather made it hard for rescue helicopters to reach the New Taipei City native a...

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Four arrested for plotting to bomb New York Muslim community

Four arrested for plotting to bomb New York Muslim community

Brian Colaneri, 20, of Rochester; Andrew Crysel, 18, of East Rochester; and Vincent Vetromile, 19, face weapons and conspiracy charges. They're charged with first-degree criminal possession of a weapo...

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Iranian soldiers among 21 killed in Israeli strike on Syria

Iranian soldiers among 21 killed in Israeli strike on Syria

The latest round of attacks between Israel and Iran began with a series of Israeli airstrikes Sunday on Iranian targets in Syria, attacks that have become nearly routine. His remarks come just hours a...

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Fraser Island camp closed after dingo bite

Fraser Island camp closed after dingo bite

RACQ LifeFlight Rescue spokesman Dan Leggat said in a statement: "The family had finished swimming when the young boy said he wanted to race up a sand dune. Tourists are told to keep children close ...

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US Supreme Court Says Transgender Military Ban Can Go Ahead

US Supreme Court Says Transgender Military Ban Can Go Ahead

President Donald Trump offered Saturday to extend the DACA program for three years in a bid to negotiate with Democrats in exchange for funding a wall on the border between the US and Mexi...

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Franco-German treaty a step toward 'European army': Merkel - DN - Defence Notes

Franco-German treaty a step toward 'European army': Merkel - DN - Defence Notes

Both Macron and Merkel have pushed the idea of a joint European Army for the bloc that would be part of the wider transatlantic North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance. The continent's two biggest...

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Ex-US Marine Held In Russia For Spying Was Misled, Says Lawyer

Ex-US Marine Held In Russia For Spying Was Misled, Says Lawyer

In the first public appearance since he was detained on December 28, Moscow city court refused an appeal to grant bail to Mr Whelan, leaving him pre-trial confinement in Lefortovo jail until at leas...

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Pompeo stresses a reduction of North's arsenal-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily

Pompeo stresses a reduction of North's arsenal-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily

Satellite images of the base - which covers about 7 square miles -from December 27 show an entrance to an underground bunker, reinforced shelters and a headquarters area, according to the researchers....

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"'It doesn't take much to awaken hate", Joe Biden at MLK breakfast

King ...' "He inspired us to change through the legislative process, to become a more ideal union", he said . President Trump told reporters it was a "great day" and a "beautiful day". Civil rights...

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