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Senate Republicans block attempt to keep sanctions on Russian oligarch’s firms

Senate Republicans block attempt to keep sanctions on Russian oligarch’s firms

Democrats' attempt to undermine President Trump's decisions on Russian Federation sanctions went down to defeat in the Senate on Wednesday as they weren't able to win over enough Republicans to over...

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Millions of Hindus gather for Kumbh Mela

Millions of Hindus gather for Kumbh Mela

The Uttar Pradesh government has allocated Rs 4,200 crore for the Kumbh Mela being held in the "sangam" city of Allahabad, which is over thrice the budget of the Maha Kumbh in 2013, making the meg...

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Canada and China ramp up war of words over Canadian’s death sentence

Canada and China ramp up war of words over Canadian’s death sentence

China has rejected accusations from Canada that it is arbitrarily applying a death sentence to a Canadian convicted of drug smuggling. The Chinese press began publicising Schellenberg's case in De...

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How Theresa May United Rival Factions Of MPs Against Her Brexit Deal

How Theresa May United Rival Factions Of MPs Against Her Brexit Deal

The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier has told the European Parliament that the risk of no deal on Brexit has never been higher, and that he fears " more than ever" a chaotic United Kingdom depa...

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What happens if PM May loses critical vote on her Brexit deal?

What happens if PM May loses critical vote on her Brexit deal?

His remarks came after Mrs May updated the Commons and urged MPs to back her "compromise" Withdrawal Agreement or risk being viewed as having "let the British people down". Tory Brexiteer Sir Desmond ...

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No Talks Planned As Los Angeles Teacher Strike Stretches Into Day Three

No Talks Planned As Los Angeles Teacher Strike Stretches Into Day Three

The head of the Los Angeles teachers union said he hoped to resume talks "very soon" as a strike that has interrupted classes for some 492,000 students in the second-largest US public school system ...

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Top North Korean officials reportedly set for Washington visit

Top North Korean officials reportedly set for Washington visit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Mr Kim's trip to Beijing was a sign that a second US-North Korean summit was imminent, with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo adding at the weekend that "we'...

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See which Berkshire MPs will back Theresa May in the Brexit vote

See which Berkshire MPs will back Theresa May in the Brexit vote

A parliamentary motion passed last week means that if May's Brexit deal is voted down, the government will have to make a statement on the future of Brexit to MPs within three days. But the deal was...

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Trump was warned in Iraq that ISIS was not defeated in Syria

Trump was warned in Iraq that ISIS was not defeated in Syria

Wednesday's attack took place at a restaurant near Manbij's main market. Videos posted to social media showed a fireball engulfing a street packed with a crowd of people. There was no immediate ...

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Malindo crew nabbed for smuggling RM2.95 million drugs into Australia

Malindo crew nabbed for smuggling RM2.95 million drugs into Australia

AFP Regional Commander Victoria, Craig Palmer, said airline staff were not above the law. "Malindo Air through the various media reports is also aware that cabin crew from other global carriers have...

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Aid Worker Imprisoned In Iran To Go On Hunger Strike

Aid Worker Imprisoned In Iran To Go On Hunger Strike

Nazanin, a charity worker, will consider extending the hunger strike if her demands to see a doctor are not met, Richard Ratcliffe said. She was told if she did not cooperate with the request to s...

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Russia Says It Caught Former US Marine, Accused Of Spying, Red-Handed

Russia Says It Caught Former US Marine, Accused Of Spying, Red-Handed

He said Brexit was a matter for Britain, but that Russian Federation was naturally interested in how it would affect the European Union, one of Moscow's main trading partners. Last month, US Secreta...

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Japan must recognise all disputed islands as Russian - Lavrov

Japan must recognise all disputed islands as Russian - Lavrov

Just $5 a month. However, last year, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to accelerate talks for a peace deal , using a 1956 joint declaration as the ...

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'McJesus' Sparks Outrage, Violence by Israeli Christians

'McJesus' Sparks Outrage, Violence by Israeli Christians

Deputy Attorney General Dina Zilber informed Minister of Culture and Sport Miri Regev on Tuesday that it is impossible to interfere with the "McJesus" sculpture, featured in an art exhibit in the Haif...

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US eyes Taiwan risk as China's military capabilities grow

US eyes Taiwan risk as China's military capabilities grow

Asked whether a military offensive to reclaim Taiwan into the Chinese mainland could be in the offing, the official replied, "Specifically, that would be the most concerning to me". The official also ...

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is entering the 2020 race for president

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is entering the 2020 race for president

He also gave her a pin saying, "I announced on the 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert '". Elizabeth Warren announced that she is throwing her hat in the ring for the chance to grapple with her tro...

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Rotating ice disc forms in U.S. river

Rotating ice disc forms in U.S. river

According to the Portland Press Herald , the moon-shaped piece of ice is about 100 yards across and has been growing in size. "It's certainly not every day that you can watch a spinning circle of ice...

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Mueller not ready for Trump aide's sentencing, filing says

Mueller not ready for Trump aide's sentencing, filing says

Meanwhile, Gates is not the first Trump campaign associate who has had his sentencing repeatedly delayed by the special counsel. Last week, Manafort's lawyers in court papers inadvertently disclosed...

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Jan 26 citizen ceremonies to be compulsory

Jan 26 citizen ceremonies to be compulsory

Councils are arguing they should be financially compensated if they are forced to hold citizenship ceremonies on 26 January. When asked if we really needed a Prime Ministerial decree on this, Morris...

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El Chapo Bribed Former Mexico President Nieto, Witness Claims

El Chapo Bribed Former Mexico President Nieto, Witness Claims

He also confirmed telling prosecutors that Mr Pena Nieto had initially asked for $250m, and that El Chapo claimed he had received a message from the president saying he no longer needed to live in hid...

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If UK Parliament rejects May's Brexit deal, what's Plan B?

If UK Parliament rejects May's Brexit deal, what's Plan B?

Mary-Lou McDonald said: "Ireland's people, Ireland's economy and Ireland's peace process all need to be protected as we go forward now", she said. But she has vowed to carry on, and there is no way he...

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Freeland says China death sentence for B.C. 'human being' is 'inhumane'

Freeland says China death sentence for B.C. 'human being' is 'inhumane'

Ottawa has warned its citizens about the risk of "arbitrary enforcement" of laws in China following a court's sentencing of Robert Lloyd Schellenberg , 36, to death on Monday, increasing a previous...

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Senate Republicans Go Against Trump to Keep Russia Sanctions

Senate Republicans Go Against Trump to Keep Russia Sanctions

The vote comes amid renewed scrutiny of the Trump administration's stance on Russian Federation in the aftermath of a bombshell New York Times report that the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2017 c...

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Donald Trump Serves Football Team McDonald's Banquet At White House

Donald Trump Serves Football Team McDonald's Banquet At White House

Trump made the remark as National College champions from Clemson University prepared to dig into a mountain of fast food in the White House . White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed...

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Children Die After Getting Trapped In Freezer In Florida Home

Children Die After Getting Trapped In Freezer In Florida Home

John said. SUWANNEE COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) - The Suwannee Primary School released a statement Monday confirming one of the children who died after being locked in a freezer in Suwannee County over th...

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Brexit deal: Which way did your MP vote on the Withdrawal Agreement?

Brexit deal: Which way did your MP vote on the Withdrawal Agreement?

But he said he expected the Labor leader to lose the vote. Echoing the frustration of leaders of Belgium, Denmark and Luxembourg, who reacted in succession on social media and said they were activ...

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Toddler OK After Tumbling From Moving Vehicle in Mankato

Toddler OK After Tumbling From Moving Vehicle in Mankato

Mock's video shows the 2-year-old girl falling from the vehicle near Hy-Vee on Riverfront Drive. He quickly stopped his vehicle and ran to the child's aid. Mock said he's just glad he happened to ...

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Man accused of killing Grace Millane pleads not guilty

Man accused of killing Grace Millane pleads not guilty

That prompted the government to call for a meeting with Google's New Zealand representatives to explain the breach. She disappeared on Saturday 1 December, the night before her 22nd birthday. Othe...

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Laurent Gbagbo, Ivory Coast strongman accused of atrocities, walks free

Laurent Gbagbo, Ivory Coast strongman accused of atrocities, walks free

Judge Cuno Tarfusser also said the prosecution failed to show that the former president's speeches directly incited any crime. "I am very, very happy". But in a shock reversal, the ICC on June 9, 20...

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'Great Potential For Expanded US, Turkey Economic Development'

'Great Potential For Expanded US, Turkey Economic Development'

President Donald Trump regarding the post-U.S. pullout period, a Turkish diplomatic source has told Hürriyet Daily News. Answering a question about the proposed sale of Patriot missile systems by ...

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Yellow Vests: Macron to kick-off ‘grand debate’ in Normandy

Yellow Vests: Macron to kick-off ‘grand debate’ in Normandy

The expression, using a vulgar verb in French, provoked many comments on social media. Aurelien Tache, an MP from the president's party, La Republique en Marche, said: "It is astonishing that this iss...

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Trial of model claiming Trump secrets set to begin

Trial of model claiming Trump secrets set to begin

Detained Belarusian escort Anastasia Vashukevich, better known by her pen name Nastya Rybka, steps out of a prison van, following a police raid on a sex training course, on arrival at a court to face ...

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French media denounce violent

French media denounce violent "yellow vest" attacks on press

A video that was leaked online on Monday shows a heavily armored vehicle of the French gendarmerie ditched into glass flooring on the pavement near the Arc de Triomphe. "What the police want to avoid,...

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ALERT - Militant extremist attack Kenya's Nairobi

ALERT - Militant extremist attack Kenya's Nairobi

Local television showed smoke rising from a compound in the district of the city, which houses a bank, the Dusit Hotel, as well as offices. Al-Shabaab was responsible for an attack on Nairobi's Wes...

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Trump to meet lawmakers at White House as shutdown enters 25th day

Trump to meet lawmakers at White House as shutdown enters 25th day

Drones and sensors are not adequate for border security, Trump added, contending only a "strong steel or concrete barrier" can prevent illegal immigrants from entering the United States. Democrats are...

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