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In another sign of the ticking clock, House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom said a scheduled February recess for lawmakers may be scrapped. The facts are very clear: the European Union says it wants the United Kingdom to leave with a deal, we want to leave with a deal, the deal which we reached with the European Union was rejected by parliament by 230 votes so therefore.
  • Democrat Elizabeth Warren apologizes to Cherokee Nation for DNA test

    Democrat Elizabeth Warren apologizes to Cherokee Nation for DNA test

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    Warren announced the results this past October, showing the test revealed strong evidence the MA senator had a Native American ancestor dating back six to 10 generations. I am not a citizen of a tribe. Warren is expected to formally announce her candidacy for President of the United States following several visits to early battleground states like Iowa and New Hampshire.
  • EU states move to recognize Venezuela's Guaido: diplomats

    EU states move to recognize Venezuela's Guaido: diplomats

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    Major European countries have set a weekend deadline for Maduro to call such elections or they will join the United States in recognizing Guaido, the speaker of the national assembly, as Venezuela's interim president. Four major European powers - Britain, France, Germany and Spain - have said they would do so if Maduro fails to call presidential elections by the weekend.
  • USA federal judge mulls gag order in Roger Stone case

    USA federal judge mulls gag order in Roger Stone case

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    She asked both sides to respond to the possible order by 8 February. Arrested in Florida on January 25, Stone pleaded not guilty on Tuesday in Washington . Mr Mueller is overseeing an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and whether Donald Trump's campaign conspired with Moscow .
  • Man caught on camera faking slip and fall

    Man caught on camera faking slip and fall

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    It happened a year ago at an unnamed company in Woodbridge, where Goldinsky was working as an independent contractor. When the incident occurred Goldinsky was subcontracted to perform work at a company in Woodbridge. According to prosecutors , he filed an insurance claim for both the ambulance service and the hospital treat sometime between September 1 and November 1, 2018.
  • Trump And Security, Nuclear Arms Deal Suspended, Polar Vortex

    Trump And Security, Nuclear Arms Deal Suspended, Polar Vortex

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    Trump told reporters Thursday he will wait to see if a border security spending deal can be struck before deciding whether he will use a national emergency declaration to access border wall funding within the Pentagon budget. Pyongyang has yet to take concrete steps in that direction, in Washington's view, and the director of USA national intelligence, Mr Dan Coats , told Congress on Tuesday that it was unlikely to give up all of its nuclear weapons and has continued activity inconsistent ...
  • Russian Lawmaker Arrested During Parliament Session In Murder Probe

    Russian Lawmaker Arrested During Parliament Session In Murder Probe

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    A Russian lawmaker was arrested Wednesday in the middle of a parliament session in connection with two murders committed eight years ago, an official and news reports said. "I told him to stay put because according to current regulations he had the right to speak and explain himself", she said. A former municipal lawmaker and district head in Karachai-Cherkessia, Arashukov became a member of the Federation Council in September 2016 and represented the executive branch of the regional ...
  • New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker announces 2020 presidential campaign

    New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker announces 2020 presidential campaign

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    He continued: "I believe that we can build a country where no one is forgotten, no one is left behind; where parents can put food on the table; where there are good paying jobs with good benefits in every neighborhood; where our criminal justice system keeps us safe, instead of shuffling more children into cages and coffins; where we see the faces of our leaders on television and feel pride, not shame".
  • USA announces withdrawal from INF missile treaty

    USA announces withdrawal from INF missile treaty

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    There has been no formal indication from the State Department that the topic of the briefing will be the treaty, but State Department officials indicated in comments Thursday that the United States is prepared to stop abiding by the bilateral midrange nuclear arms treaty.
  • DA joins nation in mourning loss of three Hoerskool Driehoek pupils

    DA joins nation in mourning loss of three Hoerskool Driehoek pupils

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    Another 19 pupils were seriously injured, while two suffered minor injuries and another two had already been released from hospital. "It is painful to see those tiny bodies in that state", he said. The Hoerskool Driehoek is 45 years old and has a population of 1,060 learners. "We can not have a situation where our schools become danger zones", said Dlamini.
  • Europeans open new trade channel to Iran

    Europeans open new trade channel to Iran

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    In effect, INSTEX works as a barter arrangement operating outside of the US-dominated global financial system. "It could turn into a pilot that the USA would find hard to target with political legitimacy given its humanitarian focus", he said .
  • Govt doubles tax exemption for the middle class man

    Govt doubles tax exemption for the middle class man

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    The Finance Minister is also expected to announce measures to entice farmers. Doubling the threshold exemption limit will increase the burden on the exchequer by Rs 18,500 crore. Earlier Mr. Goyal said India has emerged as the brightest spot in the world in the last five years during which the country witnessed the fastest GDP growth higher than under any previous governments.
  • Record Breaking Fentanyl Seizure In Arizona

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    After being alerted by an inspection system, CBP officers investigated the truck and unearthed a hidden section beneath the trailer's floor. " This is the largest fentanyl seizure in any port of entry " and " in the history of CBP ", Guadalupe Ramirez, acting director of field operations in Tucson told the Arizona Republic.
  • Thwarting Trump, Senate advances legislation on Syria troops

    Thwarting Trump, Senate advances legislation on Syria troops

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    The popular democratic socialist politician has also sought to push forward a bill calling for an end to USA military support for the Saudi-led war against a Zaidi Shiite Muslim rebel group known as Ansar Allah or the Houthis in Yemen , but the measure has split Republicans, with McConnell and Rubio among those opposed.
  • Rand Paul awarded more than $580K after neighbor's attack

    Rand Paul awarded more than $580K after neighbor's attack

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    The senator suffered several rib fractures and has undergone multiple treatments for pneumonia as a result. The case went to the jury on the third day of the trial Wednesday. Boucher's attorney, Matt Baker, announced that he would appeal the award, claiming that no punitive damages should be given, because Paul had returned to his "customary lifestyle" of golf and skiing after the assault.
  • Britain SUBMERGED under snow - latest weather maps and warnings

    Britain SUBMERGED under snow - latest weather maps and warnings

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    Cornwall Airport, which is near Newquay, was forced to temporarily close on Thursday because of the snow, and around 100 cars got stuck on a nearby stretch of the A30 by Temple. "Ice is likely in many parts overnight". The extreme temperatures has seen the River Dee in Aberdeenshire freeze over. After Tuesday night's smattering of snow, another weather warning remains in place for snow and ice across the region from 1pm today until 9pm on Friday.
  • Brutal cold-air outbreak is smashing records in the Midwest Thursday morning

    Brutal cold-air outbreak is smashing records in the Midwest Thursday morning

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    Minneapolis recorded minus 27 F (minus 32 C). But some of the lowest temperatures in a generation could still arrive in parts of the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Thursday, forecasters warned . Calling the temperatures "dangerous", Hobart said United was bringing in extra workers and providing heated tents for employees. "And because it's so cold, there won't be much of a warm-up Wednesday".
  • Trump doubts deal possible by border security committee

    Trump doubts deal possible by border security committee

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    Pelosi did signal openness to "infrastructure" and "fencing". "If the president wants to call that a wall , he can call that a wall". "Are there places where enhanced fencing, Normandy fencing, will work?" The now largely semantic debate of a wall as opposed to barriers or fencing continues as Democrats participate in talks with the White House about Trump's demand for $5 billion for a border wall.
  • Pope Reaffirms Priest Celibacy But Makes A Case For Exception

    Pope Reaffirms Priest Celibacy But Makes A Case For Exception

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    Nicolas Maduro, the successor of Hugo Chavez, was sworn in for another term earlier this month after national elections labeled as "fraudulent" by many in the worldwide community. Pope Francis answers questions from journalists aboard his flight from Panama City to Rome, Jan. 27, 2019. His visit to the center for people with disabilities and HIV/AIDS was his penultimate official event, and the 10th speech of his visit.
  • Bomb blasts at Filipino cathedral kill at least 20

    Bomb blasts at Filipino cathedral kill at least 20

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    Bodies were lying in the street outside. And Malaysia, from where at least 130 people, according to Malaysian counterterrorism experts, have travelled to Iraq and Syria to join the Islamic State, balances a Malay Muslim majority with large ethnic Chinese and Indian populations.
  • Christie on 2020 Presidential Run: 'Never Say Never'

    Christie on 2020 Presidential Run: 'Never Say Never'

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    Kushner pled guilty ", Christie said. Christie prosecuted Kushner's father, Charles Kushner, in 2004 when he was USA attorney for New Jersey and claims that was the reason the younger Kushner got him fired from heading Donald Trump's transition team after the 2016 election.
  • Russian hackers ‘stole evidence from Mueller probe into Trump’

    Russian hackers ‘stole evidence from Mueller probe into Trump’

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    Those documents were given in discovery - the legal process in which a defendant is given an opportunity to view the plaintiff's case against them - to Concord Management, LLC, the defendant in the infamous "Russian troll farm" case. Prigozhin was indicted in the same case along with 12 other people. Concord's lawyers have informed the court that the company's computers have not been hacked, but Mueller's filing accused them of lying, saying that the webpage contained " actual discovery ...
  • Ocasio-Cortez at risk of primary challenge

    Ocasio-Cortez at risk of primary challenge

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    I haven't seen a primary candidate emerge, so I assume when she denied it, she was correct that there was nothing to it'. Congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez may be in the crosshairs of her own party as the 2020 election cycle heats up.
  • Manchester airport runways shut as snow and ice unleash travel chaos

    Manchester airport runways shut as snow and ice unleash travel chaos

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    More snow is expected to fall across Devon this week, with several more weather warnings in place. Councils have prepared for heavy snowfall, with more than 1.4 million tonnes of salt stockpiled, the Local Government Association said. Weather forecasters have warned of a "polar plunge" as 4 inches of snow are forecast for the United Kingdom in high areas, with an inch of snow on lower ground.