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UK Labour Leader Praises Ocasio-Cortez After Phone Call

UK Labour Leader Praises Ocasio-Cortez After Phone Call

The New Yorker is bringing a special guest to her first State of the Union as a congresswoman: Ana Maria Archila . "You have children in your family - think about them", Archila went on shouting....

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President Trump to meet with North Korean leader in Vietnam

President Trump to meet with North Korean leader in Vietnam

Lara Friedman, president of the Washington , DC-based nonprofit Foundation for Middle East Peace, told MEE last month that while the US Senate bill has been a lightning rod for political sparring ove...

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Nissan will have to reapply for United Kingdom funding after X-Trail decision

Nissan will have to reapply for United Kingdom funding after X-Trail decision

Nissan, which has made vehicles at its Sunderland since 1986 and employs about 6,700, in 2016 announced plans to build the cars for the European market at its plant there. Production of the Juke and...

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Pope Francis, Grand Imam of Al Azhar leave UAE

Pope Francis, Grand Imam of Al Azhar leave UAE

It said freedom was the right of every person. Francis' visit, 800 years after his peace-loving namesake St. Francis of Assisi visited an Egyptian sultan, marked the culmination of years of Holy S...

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Northern Irish kingmakers demand 'toxic' Brexit backstop be replaced

Northern Irish kingmakers demand 'toxic' Brexit backstop be replaced

The backstop would kick in if Britain and the European Union have not agreed a trade deal on their future relationship after a time-limited transition period of up to two years. EU leaders including J...

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Korean Diplomats Meet ahead of Trump-Kim Summit

Korean Diplomats Meet ahead of Trump-Kim Summit

North Korea has complained the United States has done little to reciprocate its freezing of nuclear and missile testing and dismantling of some nuclear facilities. But the tough sanctions have limit...

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Donald Trump will keep troops in Iraq to 'watch Iran'

Donald Trump will keep troops in Iraq to 'watch Iran'

Sabah al-Saadi, a member of parliament in the bloc led by influential anti-American Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr, has proposed a bill demanding a USA pullout. According to NPR , Trump's comments also ...

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Vijay Mallya extradition cleared

Vijay Mallya extradition cleared

The UK Home Office has signed for an order approving the extradition of fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya to India. Mallya now has 14 days starting today to appeal against the UK Home Secretar...

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Do Racist Pictures In Yearbook Actually Show Ralph Northam?

Do Racist Pictures In Yearbook Actually Show Ralph Northam?

The denial failed to silence calls for the governor to quit. "After we watched his press conference today, we called Governor Northam to tell him that we no longer believe he can effectively serve...

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Winter Weather Advisory issued for Tuesday night for possible freezing rain

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Tuesday night for possible freezing rain

For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today. There's no way of knowing if the back and forth of temperatures will continue through the rest of the winter season, but Kimbell said we h...

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New York Prosecutors to Subpoena Trump Inauguration Committee for Documents

New York Prosecutors to Subpoena Trump Inauguration Committee for Documents

ABC News reported earlier that prosecutors in the Southern District of NY had contacted the committee and meant to subpoena the organisation for documents, citing sources the network didn't identify....

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Chinese communities around the world welcome Year of the Pig

Chinese communities around the world welcome Year of the Pig

There's still time to get to Hong Kong to celebrate the Year of the Pig , or you could head to Manchester instead. "I wish you all a healthy and prosperous year ahead". Streets and busy thoroughf...

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China opposes U.S. withdrawal from INF

China opposes U.S. withdrawal from INF

At the same time, the USA withdrawal from the treaty will also make China apprehensive of the United States new sophistication in the nuclear and missile technology. He noted his defence minister's ...

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Iran unveils long-range cruise missile on anniversary of revolution

Iran unveils long-range cruise missile on anniversary of revolution

But the statement said the European Council was "gravely concerned" by Iran's efforts to "increase the range and precision of its missiles, together with increasing the number of tests and operation...

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How the ‘most productive president in modern history’ spends his work days

How the ‘most productive president in modern history’ spends his work days

Dwight Eisenhower built in White House nap time too, Thomas said. Sanders disputes that assessment, contending Trump's schedule allows "for a more creative environment that has helped make him the m...

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Man smuggles month-old leopard on plane to India

Man smuggles month-old leopard on plane to India

Authorities are investigating whether he is a member of an worldwide smuggling ring. Officers became suspicious when they heard sound of an animal coming from a pink basket that the man was holding. A...

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Maduro rejects global ultimatum to step down, hold elections in Venezuela

Maduro rejects global ultimatum to step down, hold elections in Venezuela

Maduro, for his part, stood defiant, accusing the United States of preparing a coup in the South American country and rejecting a USA -backed effort to send emergency food and medicine into his coun...

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Officials say power restored to federal jail

Officials say power restored to federal jail

The jail, which is operated by the federal government, holds more than 1,600 inmates, according to The New York Times . "In the coming days, the Department will work with the Bureau of Prisons to e...

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Israeli fire wounds 32 Palestinians - Gaza health ministry

Israeli fire wounds 32 Palestinians - Gaza health ministry

The project is expected to be finished by the end of 2019. The lead member of this coalition is the Palestinian National and Islamic Forces (PNIF), which includes five internationally-designated terro...

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Trump Questioned on Middle East Withdrawal in CBS Interview: ‘You’re Telegraphing Retreat’

Trump Questioned on Middle East Withdrawal in CBS Interview: ‘You’re Telegraphing Retreat’

Stephen Myrow, managing partner with Beacon Policy Advisors, a Washington DC-based policy analysis firm, said the United States president was using the interview to move the debate on from the gover...

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62% of Canadians say human rights trump trade in China relationship

62% of Canadians say human rights trump trade in China relationship

January 24: Huawei announces plans for a next-generation smartphone that will use its own technology instead of USA components. The Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou was arrested on December 1st in Canada, ...

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Pence calls for end of Venezuela's Maduro government

Pence calls for end of Venezuela's Maduro government

Before his speech, Pence sat down with a college professor who says he was physically assaulted by armed pro-government groups. In Venezuela on Friday, Guaido said he has turned down offers from the...

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2 dead, 2 burned when plane parts hit California house

2 dead, 2 burned when plane parts hit California house

In a video shot by Twitter user Joshua Nelson , a man can be seen trying to use a garden hose to put out a burning piece of what appears to be the Cessna, located several houses away from the home ...

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Manhunt Underway for Escaped MMA Fighter Wanted for 3 Murders

Manhunt Underway for Escaped MMA Fighter Wanted for 3 Murders

He had escaped in the morning while the van was at a McDonald's in Conroe, about 40 miles north of Houston, and was last seen wearing an orange jumpsuit and restraints. Marks is considered extremely u...

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Iran unveils long-range Hoveyzeh cruise missile

Ceremonies for the 1979 revolution started at 9:33 am (0603 GMT), the exact time that Khomeini returned to Iran after 14 years in exile and his plane touched down at Tehran airport. The launch followe...

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Nissan cancels plans to make X-Trail SUV in the UK

Nissan cancels plans to make X-Trail SUV in the UK

The X Trail is now built exclusively in Japan . And bosses say the "uncertainty" around Brexit is not helping. The carmaker's planned investment in the next-generation Juke and Qashqai models...

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Venezuelan air force general declares allegiance to Guaido

Venezuelan air force general declares allegiance to Guaido

The U.S., Canada and most Latin American countries have recognized Guaido, the National Assembly president, as the legitimate leader of Venezuela, but Maduro has so far refused calls to step down. The...

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Blocked calls, long a mystery, went to longtime Trump family friends

Blocked calls, long a mystery, went to longtime Trump family friends

In other words, the left was really hoping this would be the proof that Trump Jr. had involved his father in the meeting. At the meeting, Trump Jr. was expecting a Russian lawyer linked to the Kremlin...

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US fake university: India protests after students arrested

US fake university: India protests after students arrested

Those arrested, according to the document, "helped at least 600 foreign citizens to illegally remain, re-enter and work in the United States and actively recruited them to enroll in a fraudulent schoo...

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Trump leans toward declaring state of emergency on border

Trump leans toward declaring state of emergency on border

While speaking at the White House Friday, the president said the wall will be built one way or another. Yet Ms Pelosi's other remark - "there's not going to be any wall money in the legislation" - u...

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