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Guaido won't rule out US intervention in Venezuela

Guaido won't rule out US intervention in Venezuela

National Assembly leader Guaido told AFP he would do " everything that is necessary ... to save human lives ", acknowledging that USA intervention is "a very controversial subject ". Guaido says the...

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Elizabeth Warren Announces She is Running for President in 2020

Elizabeth Warren Announces She is Running for President in 2020

With Everett Mill as the backdrop, where women and immigrant cotton weavers in 1912 went on strike for higher pay, she used the story of combating big business and fighting for workers' rights to a...

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Storm Erik declared by Met Éireann - Orange weather warning called

Storm Erik declared by Met Éireann - Orange weather warning called

While the rest of the country will be under a status yellow wind warning from 5am. It says delays are to be expected on bridges - especially for high-sided vehicles - as well as power cuts and lar...

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The hearings begin: Acting AG Whitaker clashes with House Judiciary Democrats

The hearings begin: Acting AG Whitaker clashes with House Judiciary Democrats

Whitaker's prepared testimony covered a range of Justice Department accomplishments, along with his intent not to discuss issues covered by executive privilege. In a comment that drew audible gasps...

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Second Accuser Comes Forward Against Virginia Democrat Justin Fairfax

Second Accuser Comes Forward Against Virginia Democrat Justin Fairfax

Fairfax has denied both women's allegations. Under state law, the lieutenant governor may be impeached by the House of Delegates and prosecuted before the Senate for malfeasance in office, corrupti...

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Why the world's drug cartels have set their sights on Australians

Why the world's drug cartels have set their sights on Australians

The estimated street value of the meth was 1.29 billion AUD, or $911 million and was also the largest-ever shipment intended for Australia. More than 1.7 tons of methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin ...

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Pelosi Stops Short of Endorsing Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘Green New Deal’

Pelosi Stops Short of Endorsing Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘Green New Deal’

Pelosi announced the plan to form the select committee last November on the same day that the newly elected Ocasio-Cortez and other progressives protested outside of the leader's personal office in Ca...

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Muslims In The Middle East Urged To 'Embrace' Christians

Muslims In The Middle East Urged To 'Embrace' Christians

It was Pope Francis' seventh visit to a predominantly Muslim country, signaling a continuation of the Vatican's aim of improving ties between Catholics and the Islamic world. Catholics believe the c...

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Donald Trump: Adam Schiff 'Political Hack' Focused on 'Presidential Harassment'

Donald Trump: Adam Schiff 'Political Hack' Focused on 'Presidential Harassment'

In a statement released prior to the committee's meeting Wednesday, Republicans, led by Ranking Member Devin Nunes , R-California, called for the transcripts' immediate release, citing an "unacceptab...

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U.S. Senate passes pro-Israel bill, measure also rebukes Trump

U.S. Senate passes pro-Israel bill, measure also rebukes Trump

Maine's Sen. Angus King, an independent, asked the general, "So, you weren't consulted before that decision was announced?" Mr Trump gave remarks at the State Department to foreign ministers and sen...

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Afghan troops killed in Taliban attack on military base

Afghan troops killed in Taliban attack on military base

Ghani's allies in Washington insist Afghans should lead the peace process, and ostensibly the months-long push by the United States to engage the Taliban has been aimed at convincing them to negoti...

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MA "seriously concerned" about impact of No Deal Brexit

Downing Street insiders say Mrs May is braced for a flat refusal to her request from European President Jean-Claude Juncker, EU Council President Donald Tusk and other EU figures today. Britain is s...

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Why is Donald Trump meeting Kim Jong Un in Vietnam?

Why is Donald Trump meeting Kim Jong Un in Vietnam?

Trump told Congress in his State of the Union address that as part of a bold new diplomacy, the USA would continue its historic push for peace on the Korean Peninsula. But in the interim, North K...

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Year Of The Pig Celebrations Kick Off Chinese New Year In Colorado

Year Of The Pig Celebrations Kick Off Chinese New Year In Colorado

Those born in "pig" years were considered kind, generous, magnanimous, warm-hearted and considerate, and were leaders, he said. And every Chinese New Year morning, parents make rice dumplings wi...

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Virginia governor meets advisers as Democrats call for resignation amid blackface row

Virginia governor meets advisers as Democrats call for resignation amid blackface row

Northan denies being in the yearbook photo even though he had apologized for it Friday and said previously that he was in it. He did however voluntarily discuss an instance in the same time period...

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Iraqi president says Trump did not ask permission to 'watch Iran'

Iraqi president says Trump did not ask permission to 'watch Iran'

Votel said that a "key task" for the USA during the withdrawal will be "the protection of those who have fought valiantly with us and ensuring that they remain safe as our diplomats and United Natio...

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KC area schools to close early Tuesday; slick roads possible

KC area schools to close early Tuesday; slick roads possible

According to the weather warning, our region could experience freezing rain for much of Wednesday, before the precipitation changes into normal rain in the afternoon. If visibility is reduced while dr...

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Walking back Syria withdrawal, Trump cites need to watch Iran, 'protect' Israel

Walking back Syria withdrawal, Trump cites need to watch Iran, 'protect' Israel

Iraqi President Barham Salih has said US President Donald Trump did not ask Iraq's permission US troops stationed there to " watch Iran ". Since pulling out of the landmark Iran nuclear deal agr...

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‘Young and the Restless’ star Kristoff St. John found dead at 52

‘Young and the Restless’ star Kristoff St. John found dead at 52

The Young and the Restless has lost one of its brightest stars as Kristoff St. John passed away Sunday. To celebrate the New Year, St. John posted multiple photos of Mikhaleva to Instagram, refer...

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Bud Light's corn syrup snub riles Iowa farmers

Bud Light's corn syrup snub riles Iowa farmers

While high fructose corn syrup has been vilified by some as a common contributor diabetes and obesity, the nation's farmers and agricultural industry began responding nearly immediately, upset at ...

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Knife wielding man sparks security lockdown at Australian airport

Knife wielding man sparks security lockdown at Australian airport

The incident caused major disruption at Australia's third largest airport , which was shut for more than two hours. Police have released an image of the fake bomb found during the Brisbane Airpo...

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Brexit blamed for Nissan's decision to move SUV production to Japan

Brexit blamed for Nissan's decision to move SUV production to Japan

The government expects negotiations to go down to the wire, leaving the threat of a chaotic no-deal split that casts a shadow over companies right up to next month's deadline. The company said the "...

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Venezuela's Guaido courts Russian Federation; powers divided on Maduro

Venezuela's Guaido courts Russian Federation; powers divided on Maduro

Guaido argues that Maduro was re-elected in a sham election past year, and is invoking two articles of Venezuela's constitution that he says allow him as the leader of the national assembly to as...

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5 die, 2 hospitalized when plane parts hit California house

5 die, 2 hospitalized when plane parts hit California house

It is still unclear whether or not the pilot is one of the deceased. Video from a witness shows at least one two-story home engulfed in flames as neighbors looked on. He didn't know whether the peop...

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MMA Fighter Wanted For Killings Captured After Escaping Van

MMA Fighter Wanted For Killings Captured After Escaping Van

MMA fighter Cedric "Spider-Man" Marks was captured on Sunday after he escaped from a jail transport van just north of Houston and led police on a nine-hour manhunt. Another Marks ex-girlfriend, Ap...

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Pelosi ‘Wants Open Borders’ And ‘Doesn’t Mind Human Trafficking’

Pelosi ‘Wants Open Borders’ And ‘Doesn’t Mind Human Trafficking’

I happen to think it's very bad politics because basically she wants open borders. 'We're going to have to see what happens on February 15th, ' the president said, adding: 'I don't take anything off...

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130 students arrested in visa sting face only civil immigration charges

130 students arrested in visa sting face only civil immigration charges

An official with ICE said the students involved in this case had come to the USA legally to study at universities, but then transferred to the University of Farmington after they arrived in order to w...

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Fast facts about Groundhog Day 2019

Fast facts about Groundhog Day 2019

If it sees his shadow (denoting that it's a clear day out), the winter will carry on for six more weeks. That could mean Phil won't see his shadow, which would mean we are in for an early spring. So...

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Senate rebukes Trump, advances measure on Syria troops

Senate rebukes Trump, advances measure on Syria troops

The US Senate voted on a final bipartisan bill opposing President Donald Trump's planned withdrawal from Syria. The move was a rare showing of opposition from Republican senators who consisten...

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Southeastern tells commuters to avoid peak trains amid ice warning

Southeastern tells commuters to avoid peak trains amid ice warning

Meanwhile Southern, Thameslink, Great Northern and Gatwick Express were expected to run normally, although all passengers were urged to check before they travel in case the conditions impact services....

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