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Sarah Sanders Has A New Name For Trump's 'Executive Time'

Sarah Sanders Has A New Name For Trump's 'Executive Time'

Axios reports that on January 18, the President had seven hours of Executive Time. The director of Oval Office operations, Madeleine Westerhout, called the leak of the schedules "a disgraceful br...

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Wiarton Willie doesn't see his shadow, predicts an early spring

Wiarton Willie doesn't see his shadow, predicts an early spring

But in Ontario, Wiarton Willie did not see his shadow, declaring an early spring, the same as Punxsutawney Phil did in Pennsylvania. Meanwhile bad news for winter-weary Canadians in Atlantic Canada,...

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Trump says he's optimistic North Korea will give up nukes

Trump says he's optimistic North Korea will give up nukes

I think he's also exhausted of going through what he's going through. Dan Coats, the USA director of national intelligence, told Congress this week that "North Korea is unlikely to give up all of it...

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Plan to evacuate royals in case no-deal Brexit sparks riots

Plan to evacuate royals in case no-deal Brexit sparks riots

The plan has been put in place in the event of Brexit riots. BRITAIN'S THE SUNDAY TIMES , quoting a source from the Cabinet Office. Nissan has cancelled plans to make its X-Trail SUV in the Uni...

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One guard dead, 5 hurt in attack on Iran revolution anniversary

One guard dead, 5 hurt in attack on Iran revolution anniversary

Iran began on Friday ten days of state-sponsored celebrations marking the 1979 Islamic Revolution which deposed Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, a secular king allied to the West. He went on to say that e...

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California restaurant owner bans ‘Make America Great Again’ hats

California restaurant owner bans ‘Make America Great Again’ hats

López-Alt's controversial Tweet was posted Sunday and stated: "It hasn't happened yet, but if you come to my restaurant wearing a MAGA cap, you aren't getting served, same as if you come in wearin...

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Pope Francis in Abu Dhabi for Interfaith Conference

Pope Francis in Abu Dhabi for Interfaith Conference

The prince is an ally of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has reached out to Christian representatives overseas as part of attempts to open up the conservative kingdom. The UAE is ...

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I ‘set the table beautifully’ for next border wall fight with Democrats

I ‘set the table beautifully’ for next border wall fight with Democrats

In the interview with CBS Face the Nation , the president attempted to portray the shutdown that ended last month without funding for his wall as a victory over Nancy Pelosi , the Democratic House s...

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Venezuela air force general defects from regime and backs opposition leader

Venezuela air force general defects from regime and backs opposition leader

And he called on Guaido for "face to face" talks, which the younger man has already rejected. Tension rose when Guaido declared himself acting president January 23. The opposition "want to deliver t...

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Bahraini footballer pleads in court against deportation

Bahraini footballer pleads in court against deportation

An initial court date of April 22 has been set for the case with no bail made available. Al-Araibi was arrested in December as he was transiting to Australia via Suvarnabhumi Airport with his wife. ...

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Queen Elizabeth to be evacuated in case of Brexit unrest: British media

Queen Elizabeth to be evacuated in case of Brexit unrest: British media

It quoted an unnamed source from the government's Cabinet Office, which handles sensitive administrative issues. "These emergency evacuation plans have been in existence since the Cold War, but have...

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Trump's State of the Union to focus on 'choosing greatness'

Trump's State of the Union to focus on 'choosing greatness'

Trump's threat comes well before the expiration of a February 15 deadline that he set for Congress to agree on funding for wall construction. The White House provided the first early excerpt from th...

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Trump Could Be Our Laziest President Ever, According to Leaked Schedules

Trump Could Be Our Laziest President Ever, According to Leaked Schedules

Trump is an early riser and usually spends the first five hours of the day in 'executive time'. The schedules appear to identify 77 hours of official meetings during that stretch, and 38 hours of ev...

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Trump says talks on wall are a 'waste of time'

Trump says talks on wall are a 'waste of time'

The issue here is less that it will get him his wall as it will provide an explanation for why he doesn't try to force another government shutdown in the face of Pelosi's refusal to give him his wall....

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UK PM May will seek 'pragmatic' solution to Brexit deal in Brussels

UK PM May will seek 'pragmatic' solution to Brexit deal in Brussels

He slammed the European Union as "irresponsible" for sticking to the old deal as Theresa May heads to Brussels to "battle". DUP leader Arlene Foster said that a deal can be agreed if the "toxicity" ...

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Supreme Court temporarily blocks Louisiana abortion clinic law

Supreme Court temporarily blocks Louisiana abortion clinic law

The Supreme Court temporarily halted a Louisiana law that would strip the state of certain abortion providers to give itself a few more days to consider the case. Lawyers for the abortion provider sa...

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Hong Kong police destroy WWI grenade found in potatoes

Hong Kong police destroy WWI grenade found in potatoes

He added that the German-made device was thrown during World War I but did not explode then. The grenade, described by authorities as having been caked with mud and dirt, was discovered by workers a...

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Pentagon sending another 3,750 troops to Southwest border

Pentagon sending another 3,750 troops to Southwest border

The deployment will raise the total active duty forces to approximately 4,350. "The Department of Defense will deploy approximately 3,750 additional USA forces to provide the additional support to C...

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Brooklyn prisoners left in dark with little heat in cold weather

Brooklyn prisoners left in dark with little heat in cold weather

Andrew Cuomo (D) on Sunday called for a Justice Department investigation into the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn , where frigid conditions reportedly have left inmates begging for help. Pu...

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Washington Post Union Head Fredrick Kunkle Rips Super Bowl Ad

Washington Post Union Head Fredrick Kunkle Rips Super Bowl Ad

If you are watching Super Bowl LIII tonight, and do so through the fourth quarter of what is predicted to be a close game, then you will see a commercial from the Washington Post . According to The Wa...

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Plane crashes in Southern California; 2 killed, officials say

Plane crashes in Southern California; 2 killed, officials say

Cameron Rossman said. Two people died and two others were hospitalized after a small plane crashed into a residential area in Yorba Linda on Sunday afternoon, officials said. Images from the scene s...

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Toll in Brazil dam disaster rises to 115 dead

Toll in Brazil dam disaster rises to 115 dead

A number of experts and legislators claim that lax regulations and chronic short staffing made the devastating collapse of the dam in southeastern Brazil all but destined to happen. The wave of mud is...

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Freezing drizzle advisory in effect

Freezing drizzle advisory in effect

That rain is expected to be mixed in with light snowfall and ice pellets throughout the day. As the week proceeds, the chance of snow returns to the forecast, highest on Wednesday evening with a 70 pe...

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Baby dies after being found unresponsive in hot vehicle in Sydney's west

Baby dies after being found unresponsive in hot vehicle in Sydney's west

Paramedics were unable to revive him and he was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have been told the boy was in his grandmother's care at the time. The death is still the subject of a police inve...

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Murder warrants issued for escaped Texas MMA fighter

Murder warrants issued for escaped Texas MMA fighter

Authorities have been interested in Marks after his ex-girlfriend Jenna Scott and her friend Michael Swearingin were reported missing last month, KHOU reported . Like Scott, Pease alleged that Marks ...

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USA wants to keep troops in Iraq to ‘watch Iran’

USA wants to keep troops in Iraq to ‘watch Iran’

Trump, who announced in December that he was ordering staff to execute a "full" and "rapid" withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, made the comments in an interview taped Friday with CBS's Marga...

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Cortland police increasing DWI enforcement for Super Bowl weekend

Cortland police increasing DWI enforcement for Super Bowl weekend

In 2018 on Hawai'i Island, the average BAC of an arrested person was.128%, but during the weekend of the Super Bowl that level increased to.181%. "Don't put others at risk because you chose to break t...

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Sleepless night as deluge soaks 'disaster zone' Townsville, Queensland

Sleepless night as deluge soaks 'disaster zone' Townsville, Queensland

He understood the decision but said it was demoralising to see the destruction at his Hermit Park park home. The Bureau of Meteorology said a slow-moving monsoonal trough was sitting above northern ...

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President Trump: 'Good chance' I'll declare national emergency at border

President Trump: 'Good chance' I'll declare national emergency at border

Was the president referring to a possible upcoming emergency declaration in order to fund the wall without congressional approval? With less than two weeks for lawmakers to cut a deal on money for a...

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All USAID assistance in the West Bank and Gaza has ceased

All USAID assistance in the West Bank and Gaza has ceased

But the US says it will continue to help with security cooperation between Palestinians and Israelis. The forces share intelligence and coordinate their movements with Israel . The Prime Minister o...

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New EU-Japan trade deal 'could reshape European auto market'

New EU-Japan trade deal 'could reshape European auto market'

The European Union and Japan have inaugurated a landmark deal they say will boost trade between the two economic powers and sends the message that worldwide agreements still have a goal in an age of i...

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Caltrans Completes Reopening of Highway 101 Through Montecito Saturday Night

Caltrans Completes Reopening of Highway 101 Through Montecito Saturday Night

The southbound lanes were reopened at Sheffield at 1:40 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol . "Many motorists have been stuck driving in flooded streets", Santa Barbara County Fire Dep...

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Lebanon forms government to break eight-month logjam

Lebanon forms government to break eight-month logjam

Hezbollah has thrown its weight behind the Syrian government in the civil war that broke out in 2011, while Hariri and his political allies were critical, supporting at times the opposition. Prime Mi...

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WH Unveils 2019 SOTU Theme:

WH Unveils 2019 SOTU Theme: "Choosing Greatness"

A senior administration official told reporters on Friday that "choosing greatness" will be the theme for the February 5 address, which will outline a "policy agenda both parties can rally behind". Pr...

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'Avalanche of evidence' to convict El Chapo

'Avalanche of evidence' to convict El Chapo

Jeffrey Lichtman, the lawyer for Joaquin Guzman, better known by his nickname " El Chapo " (for "Shorty"), told a U.S. court that the entire case against his client is based on testimonies by convicte...

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