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Kim Jong Un makes 4th visit to China in a year

Kim Jong Un makes 4th visit to China in a year

In an unusual move , North Korean state media announced Mr Kim's visit yesterday morning before he, his wife and other senior officials even arrived in Beijing . Tuesday also marked Kim's 35th bir...

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BJP allies, Northeast political parties and students` bodies oppose Citizenship Bill

BJP allies, Northeast political parties and students` bodies oppose Citizenship Bill

Protesters in Assam set up blockades with burning tires and vandalized two BJP offices, disrupting traffic and business from early in the morning to late afternoon. Had the AGP not partnered with th...

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Sultan Muhammad V steps down as Malaysia's king

Sultan Muhammad V steps down as Malaysia's king

Malaysia's king has abdicated , royal officials have said, ending weeks of speculation about his future. Malaysia's nine royal households will soon hold a Conference of Rulers to elect the next Agong...

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U.S. team to visit China for trade talks next week

U.S. team to visit China for trade talks next week

Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish will lead the U.S. delegation for the talks, the Commerce Ministry said in a statement. Its one-sentence announcement gave no other details of the ag...

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Bolton: No US Withdrawal from Syria Without Deal to Protect Kurds

Bolton: No US Withdrawal from Syria Without Deal to Protect Kurds

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US National Security Advisor John Bolton shake hands during a joint statement to the media follow their meeting in Jerusalem on Sunday. Bolton's rem...

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Elizabeth Warren’s First Week On The Stump Filled With Missteps

Elizabeth Warren’s First Week On The Stump Filled With Missteps

Warren responded: 'What I can do is I can be in this fight for all of our families. At least five candidates have launched exploratory committees for the 2020 presidential election. In an email to...

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Trump Repeats Calls For A Border Wall As Shutdown Negotiations Continue

Trump Repeats Calls For A Border Wall As Shutdown Negotiations Continue

That effort is created to squeeze Senate Republicans, some of whom are growing increasingly anxious about the extended shutdown. "We have to build the wall", Trump told reporters as he left the Whi...

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Man charged in Poland escape room fire deaths

Man charged in Poland escape room fire deaths

If convicted, he could face up to eight years in prison. A Polish news agency said it learned unofficially that the victims died from carbon monoxide asphyxiation. Hundreds of lights, toys and white f...

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US Presidential Hopeful Elizabeth Warren Cautious, But Not Anti-Crypto

US Presidential Hopeful Elizabeth Warren Cautious, But Not Anti-Crypto

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: "America's middle class is getting hollowed out. And then you came into a bigger part and there were cages set out with little girls in them", Warren said , her voice crackin...

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Top Republican Indicates Trump Rethinking Plans to Withdraw from Syria

Top Republican Indicates Trump Rethinking Plans to Withdraw from Syria

So we have a lot to talk about today. "And besides that, we're talking about sand and death, that's what we're talking about", he said . The official, speaking on condition of anonymity to report...

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Trump and top lawmakers fail to resolve shutdown after meeting

Trump and top lawmakers fail to resolve shutdown after meeting

NBC's Savannah Guthrie asked Pelosi in an interview slated to air in full Thursday. Schumer said he implored Trump to reopen the government while they debated their differences over the border wall....

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Brazil Swears In Far-Right President Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil Swears In Far-Right President Jair Bolsonaro

There are also concerns for Brazil's extensive and diverse environment, with Bolsonaro's pro-business push being made at the expense of preservation - especially in the Amazon, sometimes called "the...

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Two women enter flashpoint India temple

Two women enter flashpoint India temple

Repeated efforts by women to enter the temple were fought back by Hindu devotees. The Women's Wall demonstration comes less than a week after BJP-backed right-wing groups organized their own huma...

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Benjamin Netanyahu Set For First Trip By Israeli PM To Brazil

Benjamin Netanyahu Set For First Trip By Israeli PM To Brazil

Netanyahu's high hopes to secure a public commitment over Bolsonaro's campaign and post-election promise, to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state, went unanswered This despite the PM...

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Houston girl, seven, is shot dead in Walmart parking lot

Houston girl, seven, is shot dead in Walmart parking lot

The seven-year-old was the daughter of the woman who was wounded, authorities said. Thirty-year-old LaPorsha Washington told KTRK-TV from her hospital bed Monday that the man driving a red pickup ...

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Canadian teacher detained in China has been released

Canadian teacher detained in China has been released

A Canadian teacher was detained but released. McIver was the third Canadian to be detained by China following the December 1 arrest in Vancouver of Meng Wanzhou , chief financial officer of...

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Tories Accused Of Channeling Trump Over 'Political Manipulation' Of Migrant Crossings

Tories Accused Of Channeling Trump Over 'Political Manipulation' Of Migrant Crossings

It's thought the plan will involve action targeting people trafficking gangs, and to raise awareness among migrants of the potential dangers. "This can not be done on the cheap with the half-heart...

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Syria to be readmitted to Arab League

Syria to be readmitted to Arab League

UAE's charge d'affaires Abdul-Hakim Naimi on Thursday, visited the embassy, witnessed UAE's flag raising again in central Damascus. A foreign ministry statement said the move aimed to normalise ties a...

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Pelosi, During Government Shutdown, Is Vacationing at Hawaii Resort

Pelosi, During Government Shutdown, Is Vacationing at Hawaii Resort

Despite Trump's threat, the United States this month announced a new collaboration with Mexico on a program to curb migration from Central American countries, with much of the $US10.6 billion ($15 b...

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Hypersonic Avangard missile 'great victory': Putin

Hypersonic Avangard missile 'great victory': Putin

During the flight, the missile made maneuvers in vertical and horizontal directions, according to the anticipated drawn trajectory, said the same source. The final test comes after U.S. president Don...

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Tourist Bus Blast Near Pyramids in Cairo Leaves Casualties - Egyptian Ministry

Tourist Bus Blast Near Pyramids in Cairo Leaves Casualties - Egyptian Ministry

At least nine Vietnamese tourists were injured, as well as the Egyptian driver, according to official statements. The bus was carrying 14 Vietnamese tourists and only two of them escaped unharmed, a...

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Police Arrest Man Suspected of Killing CA Cop at Traffic Stop

Police Arrest Man Suspected of Killing CA Cop at Traffic Stop

The arrest was confirmed by the Fresno County Sheriff's Office and Kern County Sheriff's Office. Arriago will be charged with homicide while two others, Adrian Virgen , 25, and Erik Razo Quiroz ...

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DHS Secretary Nielsen visits border after child's death

DHS Secretary Nielsen visits border after child's death

DHS wouldn't say how many children are in Border Patrol custody . When the boy was evaluated for release, hospital staff found a fever and he was held for an additional 90 minutes before being re...

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Dems Spurn Trump's $2.5B Counter on Border Wall Funding — WashPost

Dems Spurn Trump's $2.5B Counter on Border Wall Funding — WashPost

Opponents, especially in the Democratic party but also some in Trump's Republican party, say that a physical wall is impractical and that the idea is being used as a political tool to whip up xenophob...

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Syrian army enters town of Manbij and raises flag

Syrian army enters town of Manbij and raises flag

Turkey considers it a terrorist group linked to an insurgency within its own borders. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , a UK-based activist group, said Syrian government forces had arrived ...

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Nawaz Sharif jailed, fined in corruption case: Check out main highlights here

Nawaz Sharif jailed, fined in corruption case: Check out main highlights here

His lawyer requested the judge that the PML-N quaid (supreme) be shifted to Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore instead of Adiala Jail. Sharif family and Ahsan Iqbal were not even elected as councilors...

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How Trump’s Iraq visit sounded like a campaign rally

How Trump’s Iraq visit sounded like a campaign rally

Officials have said that USA and coalition aircraft will continue to conduct airstrikes and provide air support for American troops as they carry out the withdrawal. I thought readers would find it ...

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Meadows: 'Looks Like We Could Be in For a Very Long-Term Shutdown'

Meadows: 'Looks Like We Could Be in For a Very Long-Term Shutdown'

No one in the history of ever has ever said that they are fine with not getting paid. Roughly 44,000 U.S. Coast Guard employees are considered essential, and will report to work this week withou...

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Bright, flashing light spotted above New York City; Transformer explosion reported

Also on Thursday, a power outage at LaGuardia Airport, which is located in Queens, prompted flight cancellations, the NY affiliate of NBC reported. He said the light was caused by an electrical surg...

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Winter weather advisory for Cascades through Thursday

Winter weather advisory for Cascades through Thursday

Minneapolis will get rain first but it could transition into snow with a few inches in the forecast. While the storm is forecast to bring drenching rain and localized flooding in the swath from Kans...

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