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Thai court orders release of refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi

Thai court orders release of refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi

The Pascoe Vale FC footballer has been given political asylum in Australia as a refugee since fleeing Bahrain five years ago after he was jailed and tortured for protesting against the Bahrain gov...

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Flags across Alabama flying at half-staff to honor John Dingell, Jr

Flags across Alabama flying at half-staff to honor John Dingell, Jr

His peers in MI and beyond remembered Dingell following the announcement of his death. Sen. The Dearborn Democrat had been battling prostate cancer that metastasized. My heart and prayers go out to ...

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Trump admin to launch 2 economic empowerment programmes in India for women

Trump admin to launch 2 economic empowerment programmes in India for women

He was joined in the Oval Office by Ivanka Trump , elected officials, Cabinet members, business leaders and women who have benefited from such programs. "We are proud to be the most generous nation...

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Booker Statement on Judiciary Committee Vote Opposing Barr's Nomination for Attorney General

Booker Statement on Judiciary Committee Vote Opposing Barr's Nomination for Attorney General

The full Senate will vote on Barr's confirmation next week, and he is expected to be approved . Democrats said they anxious about confirming Barr to return to the Justice Department - he already ...

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Senate appropriations chairman: Border security talks have 'stalled'

Senate appropriations chairman: Border security talks have 'stalled'

Mulvaney spoke as Congressional negotiators continue talks on a security plan that includes some sort of barrier, whether wall, fence or other, on the border, hoping to complete a deal. Immigration an...

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Greece backs Macedonia’s NATO accession

Greece backs Macedonia’s NATO accession

The vote was carried with the support of 145 votes from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party and six independent MPs. Greece's parliament has approved a measure for Macedonia to join N...

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Key GOP negotiator: Pres. Trump 'very reasonable' on border talks

Key GOP negotiator: Pres. Trump 'very reasonable' on border talks

On Monday, Trump will host a campaign rally in El Paso to further drive home his claims about the city and the importance of a border wall for security. A large police force stood guard outside the un...

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Abrams Doesn’t Call On Embattled Virginia Democrats to Resign

Abrams Doesn’t Call On Embattled Virginia Democrats to Resign

Instead they have, nearly to a person, called for an investigation into the allegations. Now, he said , many Democrats are reconsidering. Now, with all three top Democrats in trouble, the equatio...

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Elizabeth Warren announces U.S. 2020 presidential campaign

Elizabeth Warren announces U.S. 2020 presidential campaign

Not afraid to go after big banks and big business, she may yet turn into a frontrunner, too. "Warren has left herself open on a couple fronts to pile on. We need to "clean up Washington", shouted Sen....

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Russia asks US to destroy weapons banned by INF Treaty

Russia asks US to destroy weapons banned by INF Treaty

Washington has since quite a while ago blamed Russia for mocking the 1987 INF Treaty (Intermediate-run Nuclear Forces), claiming that another Russian missile, the Novator 9M729, referred as the SSC-...

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Supreme Court blocks Louisiana abortion clinic regulations

Supreme Court blocks Louisiana abortion clinic regulations

Even Louisiana acknowledged that its law - which requires doctors at abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals - is almost identical to a Texas law that the Supreme Court in ...

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Storm Erik to bring strong winds to United Kingdom this weekend - CBBC Newsround

Storm Erik to bring strong winds to United Kingdom this weekend - CBBC Newsround

A wet and windy start to the weekend has been forecast, with Storm Erik bringing winds of 70mph to some areas and heavy rain across large parts of the UK. The Coast Guard has asked the public to "heed...

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Mexican drug cartel targeting Australia

Mexican drug cartel targeting Australia

AFP organised crime assistant commissioner Bruce Hill said Australia had been a target of the Mexican cartels for years, because of the high prices drugs command. "We have averted a tsunami of ice c...

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Italy's Di Maio Meeting With 'Yellow Vests' is Provocation - French FM

Italy's Di Maio Meeting With 'Yellow Vests' is Provocation - French FM

He said he hoped French voters would send Macron a message during the European elections by showing their support for far-right leader Marine Le Pen, with whom Salvini is allied in European politics. ...

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High hopes around the globe for 2nd Trump-Kim summit

High hopes around the globe for 2nd Trump-Kim summit

Our hostages have come home , nuclear testing has stopped and there has not been a missile launch in more than 15 months. If... "Trump overstates the concerns of "a major war" had he not been elect...

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Trump reportedly spends 60 percent of schedule in unstructured

Trump reportedly spends 60 percent of schedule in unstructured "executive time"

The White House has not responded to CNN's request for comment about the report. The White House residence where Donald Trump lives with his family. As per Axios , "executive time" on the Preside...

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Texas man killed after e-cigarette explodes in his face

Texas man killed after e-cigarette explodes in his face

After the blast, William Brown managed to crawl out of the auto and toward the trunk, where he collapsed on the pavement. He was just weeks away from his 25th birthday. A mechanical mod is an unregula...

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Ice pellets and freezing rain coming this way

Ice pellets and freezing rain coming this way

Again it's going to be spotty so confidence is low on where impacts will be however confidence is somewhat high it'll be greatest in those under the winter weather advisory . Total snowfall amounts o...

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Island's Chinese community celebrates the Year of the Pig

Island's Chinese community celebrates the Year of the Pig

Lanterns evoking the pig , which is this year's zodiac symbol, are flying over Circular Quay and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra played a special concert at the Opera House. Buddhists believers light c...

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Grand Imam Urges Muslims to 'Embrace' Christians Amid Pope Francis' UAE Visit

Grand Imam Urges Muslims to 'Embrace' Christians Amid Pope Francis' UAE Visit

Pope Francis had arrived: The people's pope on a quest for fraternity, asking for a unity of faiths. In a keynote speech to an interfaith gathering in the United Arab Emirates , Francis warned t...

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Federal Prosecutors Subpoena Trump’s Inaugural Committee

Federal Prosecutors Subpoena Trump’s Inaugural Committee

The newspaper reported late previous year that federal prosecutors are investigating whether committee donors made contributions in exchange for political favors - a potential violation of federal c...

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2 killed, 3 hospitalized after small plane crashes into Orange County neighborhood

2 killed, 3 hospitalized after small plane crashes into Orange County neighborhood

The plane nose-dived onto the 19000 block of Crestknoll Drive about 1:45 p.m., Orange County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Carrie Braun said. The victims comprised the pilot, who was the only occ...

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European Union nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela leader

European Union nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela leader

Meanwhile, in Canada, foreign ministers from Western hemisphere nations belonging to the Lima Group, which includes 13 countries that took the lead in recognizing Guaido as Venezuela's rightful leader...

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Nissan union seeks Brexit assurances after X-Trail plan scrapped

Nissan union seeks Brexit assurances after X-Trail plan scrapped

Nissan will be forced to reapply for £61m of taxpayer support after backtracking on a promise to built its X-Trail SUV in Sunderland. The company said the decision was taken for business reasons, b...

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Man wanted in connection with 3 murders escapes police custody

Man wanted in connection with 3 murders escapes police custody

McGinnis says murder warrants were issued for Marks on Sunday in the deaths of an ex-girlfriend, Jenna Scott, and her friend, Michael Swearingin. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Department said in a...

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Trump has a meeting to discuss human trafficking at border

Trump has a meeting to discuss human trafficking at border

Pelosi's press conference was the first since the end of the 53-day government shutdown which began last December over disputes on funding a partial-wall along the Mexican border. Pelosi, by her stand...

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Nigeria’s vice president in helicopter crash: Aide releases statement

Nigeria’s vice president in helicopter crash: Aide releases statement

The Senate President Bukola Saraki has reacted to the news of the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo surviving a helicopter crash in Kabba, Kogi State, earlier today. After the incident, Osinbajo confir...

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Pence says U.S. aims for 'transition' in Venezuela

Pence says U.S. aims for 'transition' in Venezuela

Guaido has rejected offers from Mexico's and Uruguay's presidents to negotiate with Maduro . Spain, the United Kingdom and Germany are among nations pushing the European Union to recognize Juan G...

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Groundhog doesn't see his shadow, predicting early spring

Groundhog doesn't see his shadow, predicting early spring

His New York counterpart, Staten Island Chuck, also predicted an early spring. As the Midwest and East Coast try to recover from this week's unsafe Arctic blast, Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog...

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NJ Senator Cory Booker Announces He is Running for President

NJ Senator Cory Booker Announces He is Running for President

While King appealed to equal rights and common humanity, Booker's video suggested that political leaders need to be members of minority groups so that minorities can feel "pride". They added that Book...

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Trump to announce date, venue of 2nd summit with Kim next week

Trump to announce date, venue of 2nd summit with Kim next week

Kim Yo Jong is the younger sister of leader Kim Jong Un , and one of the most powerful players in the regime. "Ah, yes. I do". The president then repeated his cryptic claim: "We've set the stage...

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Trump makes it official: USA is leaving key nuclear treaty

Trump makes it official: USA is leaving key nuclear treaty

The ministry's spokeswoman Maria Zakharova also stated that Moscow is surprised that the USA still questions the transparency of Russia's actions under the INF Treaty, adding that Washington has fai...

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Trump Administration Begins ‘Remain In Mexico’ Policy, Sending Asylum-Seekers Back

Trump Administration Begins ‘Remain In Mexico’ Policy, Sending Asylum-Seekers Back

USA authorities plan to bus asylum seekers back and forth to the border for court hearings in downtown San Diego, including an initial appearance within 45 days. The Homeland Security Department say...

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Parts of Midwest Colder Than Antarctica During Deep Freeze

Parts of Midwest Colder Than Antarctica During Deep Freeze

Streets in Chicago were almost empty, with few people walking outside in the painfully cold air as temperatures hovered around 18 degrees below zero Fahrenheit (minus 28 Celsius). Experts said it was ...

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Frustrated Trump says a wall ‘is a WALL!’

Frustrated Trump says a wall ‘is a WALL!’

Hours later, the head Democrat in the lower house of Congress, Nancy Pelosi , shot back with an equally emphatic statement that " there's not going to be any wall money in the legislation ". "If the ...

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