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Here's what you need to know about Tuesday's 2020 Democratic primary debate

Here's what you need to know about Tuesday's 2020 Democratic primary debate

It is the last before the all-important Iowa caucuses on February 3, making it arguably the most important night of the primary season so far. In response to the strength of the Sanders campaign, ...

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United States work out mutually convenient dates for Trump’s visit

Sources said the decision to visit India, at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation, was discussed during a telephone call between the leaders on January 7. India had invited President Trump for th...

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British woman dies in Australia after falling off cliff near Sydney

British woman dies in Australia after falling off cliff near Sydney

Police are speaking to the people who were with Ms Davis as part of the investigation. Comments include: "They have now barricaded off the best part but you can still get some lovely photos from the...

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Taoiseach says political events overtook timeline for election

Taoiseach says political events overtook timeline for election

The Taoiseach says he knows more needs to be done by the government on housing and health. Varadkar replaced Kenny as the party leader in 2017 and served since as the prime minister of the minority ...

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Iran announces arrests in plane crash as Canada, allies eye London meeting

Iran announces arrests in plane crash as Canada, allies eye London meeting

After days of denying blame, Iran acknowledged on Saturday that it had mistakenly shot down the plane on Wednesday, killing all 176 people on board shortly after it took off from Tehran for Ky...

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Rockets reportedly fired at United States army base in Camp Taji

Rockets reportedly fired at United States army base in Camp Taji

At one site, a cruise missile had left a large crater and incinerated living quarters made from shipping containers. Several soldiers said one of their numbers had come very close to being blown up in...

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Rouhani Says Iran Must 'Punish' All Responsible for Air Disaster

Rouhani Says Iran Must 'Punish' All Responsible for Air Disaster

Its handling of the matter saw a memorial at a Tehran university turn into a demonstration on Saturday evening before it was dispersed by police . At a televised news conference, the judiciary an...

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Johnson confident of securing tariff-free deal with EU

Johnson confident of securing tariff-free deal with EU

Gordon Lyons (DUP) and Declan Kearney (Sinn Féin) will serve as junior ministers. "I'm not sure we will ever agree on much about the past, but we can agree there was too much suffering, and that w...

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China: Bus drops into sinkhole, 6 killed, 10 missing

China: Bus drops into sinkhole, 6 killed, 10 missing

Rescuers are trying to find 10 more people who are missing in the incident. An investigation into the cause has been opened. CCTV footage showed an explosion inside the sinkhole shortly after the ...

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Iran most likely brought down airliner with missiles, says US

Iran most likely brought down airliner with missiles, says US

The video shows a spark of light of the plane in the distance as fiery debris explodes across the ground. The plane crashed hours after Iran launched a series of missiles at an air base housing USA ...

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Russians hacked company key to Ukraine scandal, researchers say

Russians hacked company key to Ukraine scandal, researchers say

Hackers reportedly emailed these sham websites to Burisma staffers in a bid to obtain real login information. "The timing of the GRU's campaign in relation to the 2020 USA elections raises the spect...

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London vigil for Tehran plane crash victims also protests Iranian regime

London vigil for Tehran plane crash victims also protests Iranian regime

But even as the president made the announcement, the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, a powerful arm of Iran's military, said it had arrested the person it identified as having filmed the video...

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Iran warns Europeans of 'consequences' in nuclear dispute

Iran warns Europeans of 'consequences' in nuclear dispute

The signatories will hold high-level talks to settle their dispute. Ali Vaez of the International Crisis Group pointed out China and Russian Federation have already suggested they will not recognise...

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Trump says Senate should dismiss impeachment case without a trial

Trump says Senate should dismiss impeachment case without a trial

President Donald Trump is not afraid of an impeachment fight and is ready for every witness to come forward, but the White House will "most likely" invoke the use of executive privilege that would l...

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Jet fuel lands on Los Angeles school playground

Jet fuel lands on Los Angeles school playground

Shocking video shows two lines of fuel coming from the Boeing 777, which had been forced to turn back to the airport shortly after taking off for Shanghai due to "an engine issue". All of the injuries...

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Australian Prime Minister To Launch Inquiry Into Handling Of Wildfires

Australian Prime Minister To Launch Inquiry Into Handling Of Wildfires

On Kangaroo Island in South Australia , the town of Kingscote has been cut off by the fires . He was lambasted for taking an unannounced pre-Christmas vacation to Hawaii amid the crisis and was he...

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Mortar bombs hit Iraq base hosting U.S. troops: Military sources

Mortar bombs hit Iraq base hosting U.S. troops: Military sources

Meanwhile, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has accepted that deescalation was the only solution to resolve the crisis with America. Some of the shells hit the runway of the Balad air base, where ...

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USA election: 'Sanders said no woman could win', Warren says

USA election: 'Sanders said no woman could win', Warren says

Sanders denied the characterization of the meeting in a statement to CNN . CNN first reported Sanders' comment earlier Monday, based on the accounts of anonymous people with knowledge of the ...

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Iranian Americans React to Ongoing Protests at Home

Iranian Americans React to Ongoing Protests at Home

Another video shows a woman being carried away from the protests , while people around her call out that she has been shot in the leg by live ammunition. Iran responded with a barrage of missiles at ...

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Using Huawei in United Kingdom 5G network 'would be madness', USA claims

Using Huawei in United Kingdom 5G network 'would be madness', USA claims

The head of MI5, Andrew Parker, told the Financial Times he has " no reason to think " the UK's intelligence-sharing relationship with the USA would be adversely affected if Britain used Huawei tec...

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College Professor Fired After Joke About Iran Bombing U.S.

College Professor Fired After Joke About Iran Bombing U.S.

Phansey had been placed on administrative leave on Wednesday while the college investigated the post. He added that he is "particularly sorry to cause any harm or alarm for my colleagues at Babson, ...

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Germany: Mass evacuation underway before WWII bomb defusing

Germany: Mass evacuation underway before WWII bomb defusing

Last September, 15,000 people were evacuated from their homes while a 550lb device was defused in Hanover. The American and British bombs were successfully defused hours after people were forced t...

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Iranian man with machete and knives arrested near Mar-a-Lago

Iranian man with machete and knives arrested near Mar-a-Lago

The man was taken into custody on Flagler Memorial Bridge on Friday, and also had in his possession $22,000 in USA currency, a machete and a pick ax, in addition to the knives, the Palm Beach Daily N...

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Giuliani Associate Parnas Turns Over Docs to Impeachment Probe

Giuliani Associate Parnas Turns Over Docs to Impeachment Probe

In a second tweet, Bondy said U.S. District Judge Paul Oetken of the Southern District of NY had granted permission for him to also give contents of a Samsung phone to investigators. Giuliani's relati...

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Democratic Socialist Ocasio-Cortez Freeloading on DCCC

Democratic Socialist Ocasio-Cortez Freeloading on DCCC

The New York Democrat chose a French bulldog as her canine companion, welcoming the pooch in short videos and photos posted to social media. CNN host Victor Blackwell asked Bustos, who proceeded t...

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Canada to get access to flight recorders from downed jetliner in Iran

Canada to get access to flight recorders from downed jetliner in Iran

The protests started on Saturday afternoon as mournful gatherings for the Iranian lives lost in the crash and soon turned into people chanting "death to liars" and seeking Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's r...

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The city of Jackson monitors the Grand River as water levels rise

The city of Jackson monitors the Grand River as water levels rise

Flooding predictions also were milder for Sunday and Monday in Ottawa, with the Illinois River expected to reach its highest level at about 1.5 feet above flood stage by Sunday evening, causing some a...

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Starmer pledges to lead the fight against anti-Semitism in the Labour Party

Starmer pledges to lead the fight against anti-Semitism in the Labour Party

Unlike Ms Long-Bailey, who gave Mr Corbyn 10/10 and Ms Thornberry who gave him 0/10, Sir Keir refused to give him marks out 10 for his leadership. Sir Keir Starmer claimed he will lead the fight aga...

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Pak court annuls Musharraf’s death penalty; declares special tribunal’s ruling ‘unconstitutional’

Pak court annuls Musharraf’s death penalty; declares special tribunal’s ruling ‘unconstitutional’

In it's ruling on a petition filed by Musharraf, a three-member bench of the LHC also ruled that the treason case that had been filed against the military dictator was not prepared according to le...

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Pope Benedict XVI breaks silence with new book supporting priest celibacy

Pope Benedict XVI breaks silence with new book supporting priest celibacy

The intervention by Benedict puts pressure on Francis as he prepares to release his response to the recent synod gathering on the Amazon region. "I can not be silent" write the two prelates in their...

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Maple Leaf Foods CEO blames President Trump for Iran plane crash

Maple Leaf Foods CEO blames President Trump for Iran plane crash

They were retaliating for the USA killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani , a drastic step that triggered an instant backlash across the Middle East and put the US and Iran on a war footing. "Knowin...

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Two US military service members killed in Afghanistan

Two US military service members killed in Afghanistan

Two other soldiers were injured. There have been more than 2,400 total deaths of U.S. service members since the start of America's longest war in 2001. The Taliban claimed responsibility for his dea...

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Portland Family Swept Out To Sea

Portland Family Swept Out To Sea

The search was called off after almost five hours. The father was holding the two children when a wave swept all three into the water at about 12:30 p.m. Coast Guard officials have urged the public ...

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Australia bushfires: Country braces for 'difficult day'

Australia bushfires: Country braces for 'difficult day'

The catastrophic bushfires have killed at least 26 people, destroyed more than 2,000 homes and scorched some 80,000 square kilometres - an area the size of the island of Ireland. Meanwhile, German e...

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Toronto business founder spearheads ‘Canada Strong’ campaign for plane crash families

Toronto business founder spearheads ‘Canada Strong’ campaign for plane crash families

Iran said it had "unintentionally" shot down the Boeing which crashed shortly after it took off from Tehran airport. Iran has admitted the plane was mistaken for a hostile target amid soaring tensio...

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