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Parliamentary speaker Talad Xhaferi said 81 MPs voted in favour of the name change in the 120-seat chamber, securing the required two-thirds majority. Tsipras has said a separate vote on a protocol to enable Macedonia to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation would be held "not long afterwards".
  • 1 dead, 12 hospitalized in mass fentanyl overdose in California

    1 dead, 12 hospitalized in mass fentanyl overdose in California

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    As of about 10 pm last night, nine people were still in the hospital, four in critical condition, two in serious condition, and three in fair condition. "It was a large mass casualty incident for us", Chico Fire Department Chief Steve Standridge told the Mercury News . Chico police have been equipped with naloxone since 2018.
  • House GOP leader vows action against King over racist remarks

    House GOP leader vows action against King over racist remarks

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    Bass in her statement condemning King said that "Republicans should make clear Mr. King is no longer welcomed in their party or Congress". He drew attention to comments made by King on Thursday, when the Iowan wondered aloud: "White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization - how did that language become offensive?" King, who has a long history of incendiary remarks and associations with white supremacist groups, came under fire over comments he made to the New York ...
  • Ocasio-Cortez Campaign Fined For Denying Employees Proper Benefits

    Ocasio-Cortez Campaign Fined For Denying Employees Proper Benefits

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    In the two months since her election, Ocasio-Cortez has had the uncanny ability for a first-term member of Congress to push the debate inside the Democratic Party sharply to the left, forcing party leaders and 2020 presidential candidates to grapple with issues that some might otherwise prefer to avoid.
  • GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham: Trump isn't giving in on southern border wall

    GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham: Trump isn't giving in on southern border wall

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    The U.S. government shutdown, which affected a quarter of federal agencies, stretched into the 22nd day on Saturday, eclipsing all the previous 20 such closures to become the longest in the country's modern history. But last week, Trump shot down a deal floated by Senate Republicans that would have included those protections, and he has repeatedly said that he plans to wait until the Supreme Court rules on the matter before seeking to negotiate with Democrats on it.
  • Closs reconnecting with family, pets following kidnapping

    Closs reconnecting with family, pets following kidnapping

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    As Jayme Closs starts her long road toward recovery following her kidnapping ordeal, investigators are working to piece together what happened during the almost three months she was in captivity. Patterson had worked for less than two days at a turkey processing plant where Closs' parents worked, but the sheriff said he did not have any contact with them.
  • Parts of Austria, southern Germany sink deeper into snow

    Parts of Austria, southern Germany sink deeper into snow

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    The family, a German man and Australian woman and their children, lived in Australia. "The school will be open tomorrow and next week, and senior staff, counselors and I will be there to assist should you require support". The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said it was aware of reports of an Australian's death in the nation. Two separate avalanches killed two German skiers in Austria's Vorarlberg mountains.
  • Iran protests to Poland over Iran-focussed summit

    Iran protests to Poland over Iran-focussed summit

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    But as Washington officials began to give mixed signals about the pull-out, Ankara reiterated an imminent invasion. The official provided no numbers, but said the equipment withdrawal is under way and that an unspecified number of additional USA troops have been brought into Syria to assist with the process, including by providing additional security.
  • Four foreign tourists among seven dead in Cuban road accident

    Four foreign tourists among seven dead in Cuban road accident

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    Witnesses said the driver tried to pass another vehicle when he crashed. The Thursday accident also claimed the lives of three Cubans, according to Radio Guantanamo . Viazul is run by the military's tourism wing and is one of the preferred ways for visitors to travel the island, the BBC's Will Grant in Havana reports.
  • United Kingdom ministers meet to step up no-deal Brexit plans

    United Kingdom ministers meet to step up no-deal Brexit plans

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    May has said that her delayed vote would be taking place in mid of January, which led some of the lawmakers to accuse May of deep trying to force the parliament to back her as March 29 is the exit day for the approaches. May is pressing on with her deal to leave the European Union, rejecting calls for a second referendum or to test support for different Brexit options in parliament, despite hardening opposition to the agreement to maintain close ties.
  • World leaders shun Venezuela as 'dictator' Maduro sworn in

    World leaders shun Venezuela as 'dictator' Maduro sworn in

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    Maduro was re-elected last May in voting boycotted by the majority of the opposition and dismissed as a fraud by the United States, European Union and Organization of American States. In a statement yesterday evening, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Kamina Johnson Smith said: "The Government of Jamaica , in supporting the resolution, acknowledges that the fundamental values and principles, including the maintenance of the rule of law, respect for human rights, and democracy, ...
  • Democrat Julian Castro launches bid for US presidential race

    Democrat Julian Castro launches bid for US presidential race

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    Castro made the announcement in San Antonio today, saying, "We're going to make sure that the promise of America is available to everyone in the 21st century". Who do you want to see running in 2020? In his convention speech Castro highlighted "an unlikely journey" that he has lived, including growing up with twin brother Joaquin, who is a U.S.
  • Merkel says Germany recognises responsibility for Nazi crimes in Greece

    Merkel says Germany recognises responsibility for Nazi crimes in Greece

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    Merkel, for her part, said they are aware of the crimes that Nazis had committed in Greece . German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday during her joint press conference in Athens with Greek Prime Minister Alex Tsipras that she was "grateful to him for working with the Prime Minister of FYROM, Zoran Zaev in reach a solution to the decades long 'name" issue, adding that the deal with benefit both countries.
  • Trump says record-long govt shutdown could be resolved 'in 15 minutes'

    Trump says record-long govt shutdown could be resolved 'in 15 minutes'

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    President Trump has been counseled by outside advisers to move toward declaring a national emergency for the "crisis" that he says exists at the southern border. "Democrats should come back to Washington and work to end the Shutdown, while at the same time ending the frightful humanitarian crisis at our Southern Border", Mr.
  • Senior Huawei Canada executive leaves firm

    Senior Huawei Canada executive leaves firm

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    Orange Poland told The Associated Press on Friday that officials from Poland's Internal Security Agency searched the company's headquarters in Warsaw on Tuesday and that as part of operation "we handed over belongings of one of our employees".
  • Winter weather advisory issued: Freezing rain possible for York, Lancaster, Chester

    Winter weather advisory issued: Freezing rain possible for York, Lancaster, Chester

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    A Winter Weather Advisory begins at noon today and will remain in effect until 7 a.m. Sunday morning in the Pittsburgh area. The storm that has swept across the Midwest is expected to be stronger and move more slowly than previously expected, Ray Martin, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service's Baltimore/Washington forecast office, told The Baltimore Sun on Saturday.
  • Police Officer Natalie Corona of Arbuckle gunned down

    Police Officer Natalie Corona of Arbuckle gunned down

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    Corona started as a Davis community officer back in 2016 and graduated the Sacramento Police Academy this past summer. "She had just completed the field training and has been out on her own for just a couple of weeks", Pytel said . "She was extremely well loved by our community and will be deeply missed", said Mary Grimmer. 'She just worked like you can't believe'. Corona's father, Jose Merced Corona, spent 26 years as a Colusa County Sheriff's sergeant before retiring and getting elected ...
  • PM warns of catastrophe if Brexit rejected

    PM warns of catastrophe if Brexit rejected

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    Mr Hunt's words were seen as a way to win over hardline Brexiteers who are not convinced by Mrs May's deal. Now it is our turn to deliver for you. We can not - and must not - let you down. But many MPs also object to the no deal Brexit, calling for either Article 50 to be extended or revoked, or a second referendum to allow the general public to decide the next move.
  • A bus driver rescued a barefoot baby wandering in the freezing cold

    A bus driver rescued a barefoot baby wandering in the freezing cold

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    While waiting for law enforcement to arrive on the scene, another passenger offers her coat to the baby. The passenger can be seen in the video giving up her coat and wrapping the baby in it. "I have my children too", Ivic said. Irena Ivic is a driver for the Milwaukee County Transit System . Ivic was presented Thursday with an award by county officials for her act of kindness.
  • Sheriff Fitzgerald Updates Community On Closs Case

    Sheriff Fitzgerald Updates Community On Closs Case

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    Patterson, who is unemployed with no criminal record, was scheduled for an initial court appearance on Monday when homicide and kidnapping charges are expected to be filed. lots of happy tears", Jen Smith, the girl's aunt, told ABC's Good Morning America programme, describing when the Barron County Sheriff informed her that Jayme had been found alive.