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Trump tells spokeswoman 'not to bother' with press briefings

Trump tells spokeswoman 'not to bother' with press briefings

The White House Correspondents Association called the decision a retreat from transparency and accountability that sets a awful precedent. The frequency of briefings tapered off previous year, and...

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Jeremy Corbyn backs MPs' plan to force a second Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn backs MPs' plan to force a second Brexit referendum

It came after Mrs May warned MPs that a fresh referendum would "damage social cohesion" because it would "undermine faith in democracy". " Theresa May has shown today that she has no Plan B after t...

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Belarus escort who claimed Trump secrets freed from Russian jail

Belarus escort who claimed Trump secrets freed from Russian jail

Vashukevich was deported to Russian Federation from Thailand last week after pleading guilty to solicitation and conspiracy charges. She said both remained suspects in a case against them on prostitut...

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US arrest four for plotting attack on Islamberg in New York

US arrest four for plotting attack on Islamberg in New York

Police in New York Tuesday announced the arrest of four suspects in an alleged terror plot. "I don't know that there was a specific date". Lewke: "So, they were able to pull together 23 guns a...

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Iowa's Sen. Ernst turned down chance to be Trump's running mate

Iowa's Sen. Ernst turned down chance to be Trump's running mate

But two days later she told Politico that she had 'made that very clear to him that I'm focused on Iowa. Ultimately, Trump chose then-governor of IN and former congressman Mike Pence. Had Ernst be...

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Trump transgender troop limits can take effect, top court decides

Trump transgender troop limits can take effect, top court decides

The Supreme Court voted to temporarily allow President Trump to enforce his partial transgender military ban on Tuesday. Justices Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan dissented. Because of that ...

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Iranian soldiers among 21 killed in Israeli strike on Syria

Iranian soldiers among 21 killed in Israeli strike on Syria

Israeli forces carried out a series of strikes in recent days on what it said were Iranian facilities in its war-torn neighbor, after a rocket was sacked on Sunday at the Golan Heights. "Syria is pa...

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Venezuela to Review Relations With US, 'Take Political Measures', Maduro Says

Venezuela to Review Relations With US, 'Take Political Measures', Maduro Says

Security forces subsequently used tear gas against Cotiza residents who demonstrated in favor of the alleged mutiny , the daily El Nacional reported . The military said at around 2:50 a.m. (06:50 GM...

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Russian police detain drunken man who attempted to hijack plane

Russian police detain drunken man who attempted to hijack plane

One aviation source told RIA Novosti that the cabin crew persuaded the man that the plane needed to refuel in Khanty-Mansiysk. The plane was scheduled to land at Moscow Sheremetyevo International ...

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Russia, Japan Still at War over these Islands - Explained

Russia, Japan Still at War over these Islands - Explained

At the end of the war, Soviet forces had seized the Kuril Islands, three main islands and a cluster of islets, expelling the thousands of Japanese living there and establishing their own military pres...

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Franco-German treaty a step toward 'European army': Merkel - International

Franco-German treaty a step toward 'European army': Merkel - International

The original Elysee Treaty was signed in 1963 by Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and President Charles de Gaulle, who in the same year vetoed the British application to join the European Community, the p...

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'Bikini hiker' Gigi Wu's best hiking adventures

'Bikini hiker' Gigi Wu's best hiking adventures

Gigi Wu - dubbed the "Bikini Climber" by fans - used a satellite phone on Saturday, January 19 to tell friends she had fallen down a ravine in Taiwan's Yushan national park and badly injured hersel...

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Emin Agalarov Cancels US Tour After Talks Break Down With Mueller, Congress

Emin Agalarov Cancels US Tour After Talks Break Down With Mueller, Congress

He was slated to perform in NY on Saturday before shows in Los Angeles and Miami, Bloomberg reported. Emin Agalarov had been set to play a concert in NY next Saturday, prompting media speculatio...

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France summons Italian envoy after deputy PM's Africa comments

France summons Italian envoy after deputy PM's Africa comments

During a weekend visit to central Italy, Mr Maio called on the European Union to impose sanction on France for its policies in Africa , which he said was driving migrants from Africa across the M...

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Winter Weather Advisory posted for Tuesday afternoon and night

Winter Weather Advisory posted for Tuesday afternoon and night

This morning's commute will be just fine, but this evening's commute will be a different story. She said it looks like it will be "cold and snow" to round out the rest of January. High temps on Wed...

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Suspected Canadian U.S. spy had classified docs on him: lawyer

Suspected Canadian U.S. spy had classified docs on him: lawyer

Paul Whelan, the retired USA marine detained in Russian Federation on spying charges, doesn't seem likely to gain freedom anytime soon. "Absolutely not", he told reporters. He said there could be no t...

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Father Jenkins announces Notre Dame's plan to cover Christopher Columbus murals

Father Jenkins announces Notre Dame's plan to cover Christopher Columbus murals

In the letter, Father Jenkins says that the original intent behind the murals, painted from 1882-1884, was to create positive, educational images for the school's largely immigrant Catholic population...

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Theresa May's Brexit battle: What is going on in the Commons?

Theresa May's Brexit battle: What is going on in the Commons?

May initiated the cross-party talks after her European Union withdrawal deal suffered an historic defeat in Parliament last Tuesday. CGTN's Richard Bestic reports from London. "It is a bit of a my...

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Trump makes unannounced visit to MLK memorial

Trump makes unannounced visit to MLK memorial

It appears that our women-fearing, homophobic, Jesus Camp counselor of a Vice President, Mike Pence , is at it again, being shamelessly offensive. Monday marks Martin Luther King Day, celebrating...

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ISIS claims responsibility for attack on USA forces in Hassakeh

ISIS claims responsibility for attack on USA forces in Hassakeh

We will continue to review the situation and provide updates as appropriate", Ryan said. Four Americans - two members of the military, a Pentagon civilian and a contractor - were killed in a blast t...

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Extreme cold warning issued for region

Extreme cold warning issued for region

The wind chill will ease a little this afternoon, making it feel warmer than -30 C, which will mean Environment Canada will retract its extreme cold warning . Those strong winds may blow down iced ...

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Mexico Pipeline Blast Death Toll Climbs to More Than 70

Mexico Pipeline Blast Death Toll Climbs to More Than 70

Unfortunately, the free fuel came at a very high cost when a leak in the breached pipeline caused a blast. Fuel spurted from the pipeline for around two hours before it exploded, with no visible loss ...

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Germany bans Iranian airline on suspicion of spying, terror

Germany bans Iranian airline on suspicion of spying, terror

Mahan Air, established in 1992 as Iran's first private airline, has the country's largest fleet of aircraft and has flights to a number of European countries, including France, Italy, Spain and Greece...

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May faces fresh Commons fights over Brexit UK News

May faces fresh Commons fights over Brexit UK News

She said that the UK's devolved administrations will be given an enhanced role in the next phase of negotiations, adding: "we will also look for further ways to engage elected representatives from Nor...

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Click to Pray: Pope launches prayer app

Click to Pray: Pope launches prayer app

Pope Francis, who once said he was a "disaster" with technology, swiped a tablet to launch the app, turning to the priest who held it for him to ask, 'Did I do it?' - before the priest nodded. "Here...

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Taliban attack kills 126 security personnel in Afghanistan

Taliban attack kills 126 security personnel in Afghanistan

Although the simultaneous massacre and olive branch might seem contradictory, Afghan and foreign experts said they are more likely part of a deliberate dual strategy. But the dual strategy of talking ...

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Dangerously low temperatures expected for Monday night

Much colder temperatures are on the way especially by the upcoming weekend with high temperatures approaching zero and wind chills as cold as 30 below! A wind chill advisory went into effect after...

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Kamala Harris jumps into presidential race

Kamala Harris jumps into presidential race

Her mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris, a breast-cancer scientist originally from Chennai, India, brought Harris and her sister Maya to Montreal in the 1970s when she took a job teaching at McGill Univer...

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Researchers discovers TWENTY secret ballistic missile sites in North Korea

Researchers discovers TWENTY secret ballistic missile sites in North Korea

A satellite photo of the Sino-ri missile operating base from December 27, 2018. The Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hanoi didn't immediately respond to an emailed request for comment Monda...

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Rogue Chinese scientist He Jiankui faces punishment for creating gene-edited babies

Rogue Chinese scientist He Jiankui faces punishment for creating gene-edited babies

The public outcry over his experiment also drew attention to the growing HIV epidemic in China, which has seen a drastic surge in new cases in recent years. He later revealed a second woman was pregna...

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Kim summit: Second meeting by February-end

Kim summit: Second meeting by February-end

Media captionHow is North Korea evading sanctions? Kim Yong-chol's visit to Washington is the first sign of movement in nuclear diplomacy with North Korea for months, BBC state department correspond...

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Ten dead after two ships catch fire in Kerch Strait

Ten dead after two ships catch fire in Kerch Strait

Those three are most likely dead, he said. The ships, the Kandy and the Maestro, had crews of nationals from India and Turkey . The Kerch Strait passes between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov...

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President Trump visits MLK memorial

President Trump visits MLK memorial

The Reverend Al Sharpton speaks during the National Action Network Breakfast on January 21, 2019 , in Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King III was among the attendees. Did you all hear that? "See, w...

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Fox & Friends sorry for graphic saying Ruth Bader Ginsburg is dead

Co-hosts Steve Doocy and Ainsley Earhardt both addressed the error and apologized later in the segment. Added Earhardt: "We apologize, big mistake". The cancerous growths were discovered while rec...

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Trump may have spoken to Cohen before false testimony to Congress - Giuliani

Trump may have spoken to Cohen before false testimony to Congress - Giuliani

Responding to the story on Friday, Mueller's office took the unprecedented step of disputing its accuracy. But the new report indicates that Trump was in talks for the deal when he was calling for a...

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