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Race and sexism scandal engulfs Virginia officials

Race and sexism scandal engulfs Virginia officials

Northam initially said he was in the photo, then denied it, but acknowledged putting shoe polish on his face for a dance contest in Texas in 1984, when he was in the army. Cory Booker of New Jers...

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Moscow Talks Participant Sees Change In Taliban's Views

Moscow Talks Participant Sees Change In Taliban's Views

The extraordinary two-day gathering in Moscow saw Taliban leaders stand shoulder-to-shoulder with former president Hamid Karzai, who called the insurgents his "brothers" as both sides agreed to seek l...

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France moves to halt Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

France moves to halt Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

Diplomatic sources said earlier that Germany had been pressuring other European capitals to block the new directive. Combined with the planned TurkStream pipeline across the Black Sea, Nord Stream 2...

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President Trump: Democrats do nothing to secure border, national emergency still possible

President Trump: Democrats do nothing to secure border, national emergency still possible

The Democrats have viewed Trump's border wall as expensive, ineffective and "immoral" and call the proposal "a political theater". The president's comments come just hours before he is set to give...

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BBC journalists arrested in Uganda released on police bond

BBC journalists arrested in Uganda released on police bond

Godfrey Badebye, Mohamed Kissame, Rashid Kaweesa and their driver, Shafiq Kisame as well as Vivian Nakaliika, the wife to NBS news anchor Solomon Serwanjja are now held at the central police station...

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Sierra Leone president declares rape a 'national emergency'

Sierra Leone president declares rape a 'national emergency'

The assault was one of many that have gone unpunished in Sierra Leone , where until now sexually-motivated crimes carried a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison and few cases were successfully prose...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders to gather in London in December

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders to gather in London in December

In an official release issued on February 6, he further mentioned that Britain "continues to play a key role in the Alliance, making essential contributions to our shared security". Despite that, he...

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Now Virginia GOP leader has blackface problem

Now Virginia GOP leader has blackface problem

The N-word is used at least once. In one photo of a student from Thailand, the young man is referred to as "Jap" and "Chink", with another referred to as "The China Man". Among the pictures on Northa...

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Audit of burst Brazil dam found issues with drainage, monitoring

Audit of burst Brazil dam found issues with drainage, monitoring

The company faces a rising death toll, which now stands at 134 with 199 people still unaccounted for. The civil defense authority in Minas Gerais state said on Twitter that 122 victims had been iden...

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Muslim man executed after US Supreme Court denies request for imam's presence

Muslim man executed after US Supreme Court denies request for imam's presence

Other states generally allow spiritual advisers to accompany condemned inmates up to the execution chamber but not into it, said Robert Dunham, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Cent...

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Former Michigan Congressman John Dingell dead at age 92

Former Michigan Congressman John Dingell dead at age 92

Michigan Congressman Tim Walberg said in a news-release statement: "I count it a privilege to have served with John Dingell in the House and to represent a part of his former district". In this divi...

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Google Doodle remembers Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge on his 225th birth anniversary

Google Doodle remembers Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge on his 225th birth anniversary

He identified the mydriatic (pupil dilating) effects of belladonna (deadly nightshade) extract, using a cat as an experimental subject. He was asked to reproduce belladonna's effects as part of a demo...

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House Democrats take first step to access Trump tax returns

House Democrats take first step to access Trump tax returns

The call for Trump to make public his tax returns dates back to the early days of the 2016 presidential contest, when he initially signaled he'd gather the volumes of documents that composed his r...

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Woman found dead in suitcase worked at bookstore

Woman found dead in suitcase worked at bookstore

The day of the suitcase's discovery marked a week since anyone had reported seeing Reyes. Valerie Reyes , 24, of New Rochelle, was identified as the body found in a suitcase in Greenwich , Conn., ...

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Thailand election: Thai princess to stand as PM candidate

Thailand election: Thai princess to stand as PM candidate

Ubolratana, a colourful, public-facing royal in contrast to her more restrained brother King Maha Vajiralongkorn, relinquished her royal titles after marrying an American decades ago. Prayuth is the a...

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America’s biggest ever ice bust worth $1.3BILLION was headed for Australia

America’s biggest ever ice bust worth $1.3BILLION was headed for Australia

Police said the raids stopped more than 17 million potential drug deals. It is the largest-ever seizure of the drug in the United States and the largest-ever seizure of meth bound for Australia. The...

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Huawei says security issues could take five years to resolve

Huawei says security issues could take five years to resolve

Huawei has since committed to spending $2 billion in a drive to fix those problems, but in a letter to lawmakers last week, Ryan Ding, president of the company's carrier business group, said it would ...

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Facebook banned in Germany from pooling user data without consent

Facebook banned in Germany from pooling user data without consent

The FCO took issue with how Facebook combines data it receives about people who use third-party apps and how it tracks people around the web via its like and share buttons on websites-particularly a...

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Russia Welcomes Trump Offer of New Nuclear Pact, Awaits Details

Russia Welcomes Trump Offer of New Nuclear Pact, Awaits Details

It confirmed that the missile successfully reached its target, a practice range in the country's far east. -Russian nuclear pact is in danger following the US move to withdraw from a Cold War-era ar...

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Trump Sends Out Another Tweet on Border Wall

Trump Sends Out Another Tweet on Border Wall

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the United States would build a "human wall" along the border with Mexico if it can not construct a physical barrier. President Ronald Reagan delayed h...

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Freezing rain warning ends in Waterloo Region

Freezing rain warning ends in Waterloo Region

The stage is set for a variety of weather to take place in the WGEM viewing area with freezing rain, fog, rain, thunder, strong wind, sleet, snow, and minor flooding all possible and quite likely at t...

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UN-led inquiry: Khashoggi 'victim of brutal killing, perpetrated by Saudi officials

UN-led inquiry: Khashoggi 'victim of brutal killing, perpetrated by Saudi officials

The 59-year-old Saudi insider-turned-critic was strangled and his body cut into pieces by a team of 15 Saudis sent to Istanbul for the killing, according to Turkish officials. Human Rights Council in ...

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I didn't consent to my birth: Man wants to sue his parents

I didn't consent to my birth: Man wants to sue his parents

This Mumbai man wants to sue his parents for giving him birth WITHOUT HIS CONSENT. Raphael Samuel , a 27-year-old businessman in India's most populous city, made headlines this week after he to...

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Fluffy the cat thawed out after being caught in Montana snow

Fluffy the cat thawed out after being caught in Montana snow

Fluffy's temperature was so low the staff couldn't even measure it on their thermometer. Clark says Fluffy is normally a little crabby, so when she began growling, he knew she would be fine. She has h...

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Matt Whitaker Tries Bailing On Congressional Testimony After Democrats Threaten Subpoena

Matt Whitaker Tries Bailing On Congressional Testimony After Democrats Threaten Subpoena

Mariotti then explained that if Mueller or the Southern District of NY want to know what Trump has told Whitaker, those conversations aren't going to be privileged. Republicans proposed an amendment, ...

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Three weather warnings issued as Storm Erik approaches Ireland

Three weather warnings issued as Storm Erik approaches Ireland

Named Storm Erik by Met Éireann, the strongest and most damaging winds are expected in the Republic of Ireland. With Erik set to arrive in the region in the early hours of Friday morning, UK Power N...

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Baby on board - father left on Cleveland platform

Baby on board - father left on Cleveland platform

The man started running, frantically trying to stop the train but it was too late. An Ohio dad was temporarily separated from his baby after he left the child on a train that departed without him.

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Trump promises to always protect people of faith

Trump promises to always protect people of faith

While Trump's statement was likely unintentional, it is true that many people of faith used the Bible to justify slavery, as well as to support Jim Crow laws. "Today and every day let us pray for ...

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Jury Deliberations Set to Begin for Mexican Cartel Boss 'El Chapo'

Jury Deliberations Set to Begin for Mexican Cartel Boss 'El Chapo'

After almost three months of testimony about a vast drug-smuggling conspiracy steeped in violence, the jury began deliberations on Monday and ended their first day of deliberations without a verdict. ...

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New govt regulations could see WhatsApp cease to exist in India

New govt regulations could see WhatsApp cease to exist in India

As per Carl, in case Whatsapp introduced a feature to trace messages, and start sharing data with Govt., then their core product will change. Popular messaging app WhatsApp said on Wednesday tha...

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Outcry after Uganda uses 'curvy women' to boost tourism

Outcry after Uganda uses 'curvy women' to boost tourism

State minister for Tourism Godfrey Kiwanda has defended the controversial Miss Curvy Uganda beauty pageant which he said is aimed at celebrating Uganda's most curvaceous women. Female Ugandan activi...

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Toronto is under a freezing rain warning today

Thursday. "The freezing rain could persist for much of the day before changing to freezing drizzle this evening". Forecasters did note the chance for spotty freezing rain or drizzle in central and i...

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Yellow-vest protests: France warns Italy Deputy PM Di Maio

Yellow-vest protests: France warns Italy Deputy PM Di Maio

The ministry also argued the attacks launched by the politicians in Rome are without precedent since World War 2 . In France, as in Italy , politics has become deaf to the needs of citizens who ha...

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Avalanche death toll in Italian Alps rises to six

Avalanche death toll in Italian Alps rises to six

A Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson told 1 NEWS, "The New Zealand Embassy in Rome is providing assistance to the family of a New Zealand citizen who has been killed in an avalanche near Courmay...

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PG&E Contains Gas Leak That Caused San Francisco Explosion

PG&E Contains Gas Leak That Caused San Francisco Explosion

Flames roar from a punctured gas line at the corner of Geary Blvd. and Parker Ave.in San Francisco , February 6, 2019. The U.S. Transportation Department's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Adm...

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