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Gates' sentencing has been delayed twice due to what Mueller and Gates' attorneys have described as his cooperation "with respect to several ongoing investigations". The New York Times reported late previous year that federal prosecutors are examining whether anyone from Qatar, Saudi Arabia or other Middle Eastern countries made illegal payments to the committee and a pro-Trump super political action committee.
  • Aussie refugee soccer player to remain in Thai jail

    Aussie refugee soccer player to remain in Thai jail

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    The case has drawn appeals from Australia's prime minister and soccer's world governing body, FIFA , for Thailand to release Araibi and send him back to Australia, on the grounds that he could face torture in Bahrain , which sought the extradition.
  • Not all Huawei's materials come from China, company says

    Not all Huawei's materials come from China, company says

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    The arrests of Michael Spavor, pictured here, and Michael Kovrig are seen as retaliation by China for the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver. The criminal charges stem from an earlier civil suit brought by the US carrier, in which Huawei was found guilty and ordered to pay compensation. 30 reported that the European Union is considering proposals that would effectively amount to a de-facto ban on Huawei Technologies Co.
  • 'Once-in-a-century' floods hit northeast Australia

    'Once-in-a-century' floods hit northeast Australia

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    Authorities are dealing with a fresh wave of calls from residents asking for help to leave their homes. The Australian Defence Forces delivered 70,000 sandbags, deployed amphibious cargo vehicles and helped pluck flashlight-wielding residents from their rooftops Monday, as monsoon rains drenched the northern state of Queensland.
  • Crews responding to fire following reports of small plane crash near LA

    Crews responding to fire following reports of small plane crash near LA

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    The two who suffered injuries were transported to a local hospital, authorities said. Twitter user, JoshuaRNelson posted a video shortly after 2pm of what appears to be burning plane parts on a residential street. He did not immediately have information on the number of people in the plane. Nelson also tweeted that the Cessna's propeller and engine landed in the yard of a home "a few houses down" from where the plane itself crashed.
  • Brazil dam collapse death toll rises to 121

    Brazil dam collapse death toll rises to 121

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    Harrowing CCTV footage obtained by Brazilian channel TV Globo shows the exact moment of the shocking collapse that unleashed a powerful torrent of sludge, destroying everything in its path and washing away roads, buildings, and villages. A Reuters story Friday quoted a state regulator as saying the cause of the Brumadinho collapse is likely the same as in 2015: sand and mud holding up the structure dissolved into liquid, creating a toxic and deadly wave of debris.
  • Patrol targeting impaired driving for Super Bowl Sunday

    Patrol targeting impaired driving for Super Bowl Sunday

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    The ISP is urging motorists to celebrate responsibly and make safety their No. 1 priority during the upcoming Super Bowl weekend. The goal of the SPIDRE team is to focus on reducing alcohol related crashes in Maryland by targeting areas across the state with high crash rates involving impaired drivers.
  • Trump Jr. Blasts Adam Schiff

    Trump Jr. Blasts Adam Schiff

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    First son-in-law Jared Kushner and then-campaign chair Paul Manafort joined Trump Jr.at the meeting. It is not known what was said, but Lorber has always been a supporter of President Trump , and was an economic adviser to his presidential campaign.
  • Leave.EU and Arron Banks insurance firm fined £120,000 for data breaches

    Leave.EU and Arron Banks insurance firm fined £120,000 for data breaches

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    It said Leave.EU, of which Bank is a co-founder, used Eldon Insurance customers' personal information to send close to 300,000 political marketing messages, resulting in a fine of £15,000. A spokesman said it was "disappointed but not surprised" and would be appealing against the fine in court. The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) announced in November that it meant to fine the two companies, which it determined were closely linked, with "ineffective" systems for segregating ...
  • Nissan 'U-turn' expected on new X-Trail SUV in Sunderland

    Nissan 'U-turn' expected on new X-Trail SUV in Sunderland

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    Nissan's decision to build the next-generation Qashqai and add production of the new X-Trail model at the site had eased concerns about the future of the North East factory after Brexit . Nissan employs about 6,700 staff at the Sunderland plant, the company's biggest European plant, producing around 2,000 cars a day. Work already committed to is not likely to be affected, and the effect on jobs is expected to be minimal.
  • US border agency says it's made biggest-ever fentanyl bust

    US border agency says it's made biggest-ever fentanyl bust

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    Agents found the drugs in hidden compartments in a tractor trailer bringing cucumbers from Mexico. CBP says by far most seizures of drugs like fentanyl, heroin and meth happen at ports of entry rather than open country because smugglers depend on vehicles to move the high value loads.
  • Passenger carrying leopard cub from Bangkok detained in Chennai airport

    Passenger carrying leopard cub from Bangkok detained in Chennai airport

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    Mr Chaudhary said the cub would be rehomed at the Aringa Anna Zoological Park after its ordeal, while authorities are now investigating if the passenger is part of an global smuggling ring. "We made him wait, but no one came", a said a senior officer. Footage captured at the airport showed officials bottle-feeding the leopard cub milk.
  • Pence calls for end of Venezuela's Maduro government

    Pence calls for end of Venezuela's Maduro government

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    VENEZUELA'S self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido has promised China he will honour bilateral agreements and said he was ready to start a dialogue with Beijing "as soon as possible". Venezuela's chief military attache to the United States also said he was defecting last week. Maduro in a speech to supporters Saturday said it would be up to the pro-government constitutional assembly to decide whether or not to back his proposal.
  • Toll in Brazil dam disaster rises to 121 dead, 226 missing

    Toll in Brazil dam disaster rises to 121 dead, 226 missing

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    All evidence suggests that Brazilian miner Vale's deadly dam burst was caused by liquefaction, the same issue that led to the 2015 collapse of the Samarco dam which is co-owned by the company, a Minas Gerais state official told Reuters . Dozens have paid homage to the victims and those still missing. A view of the Paraobeba River in Brumadinho, Brazil , Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, polluted a week ago when a dam holding back mine waste collapsed.
  • Man charged after Brisbane Airport placed on lockdown over bomb scare

    Man charged after Brisbane Airport placed on lockdown over bomb scare

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    It's understood a man produced a knife in the International Terminal and claimed to have explosives following a "domestic violence-related incident". Queensland police also evacuated people from bars, restuarants and hotels in Surfers Paradise yesterday evening after another bomb scare, which is believed to have been linked to the earlier Brisbane airport incident .
  • Donald Trump: 'The chant should be now finish the wall'

    Donald Trump: 'The chant should be now finish the wall'

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    It also showed that Democrats see no reason to let Trump claim a win in a cause that stirs his hard- right voters and enrages liberals. His latest comments came a day after Nancy Pelosi , the Democratic speaker of the House of Representatives, told reporters, "There's not going to be any wall money" in legislation to fund border security for the rest of this year.
  • Brexit Amendment forwards May to Brussels to renegotiate a Brexit backstop

    Brexit Amendment forwards May to Brussels to renegotiate a Brexit backstop

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    The EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier said on Wednesday that the Irish backstop was "part and parcel" of the UK's Brexit deal and would not be renegotiated. "This government has had two-and-a-half years to negotiate and has failed to do so". However, the deal was rejected by lawmakers with a majority of 230 votes in a January 15 vote.
  • Osinbajo carries on campaign despite helicopter crash land

    Osinbajo carries on campaign despite helicopter crash land

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    With 13 days to the general elections, both parties put aside their political differences to rejoice with the Vice President and the crew members who came out of the crashed chopper unhurt. "We are safe and sound!" The VP, according to a statement issued by his office, was on a tour of the state as part of his Next Level engagements. This is not the first time the Vice President's helicopter will be involved in such an accident.
  • Punxsutawney Phil Predicts

    Punxsutawney Phil Predicts "A Beautiful Spring"

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    NOAA has said that Punxsutawney Phil has "no predictive skill," and has been accurate 40 percent of the time. It's a. sequel? To Groundhog Day? 'I saw Punxsutawney Phil at Gobbler's Knob on Groundhog Day . So, is it early spring or more winter forecast? It was that day that the groundhog first came out of his hole after a long winter sleep to look for his shadow.
  • Early spring predicted as groundhog does not see shadow

    Early spring predicted as groundhog does not see shadow

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    Should he not see his shadow, we will have an early spring. Punxsutawney Phil is the groundhog who emerges from his borough in Pennsylvania to predict whether we will have six more weeks of winter-like weather. At sunrise at 7:27 a.m. this Groundhog Day , Phil emerged from his temporary burrow surrounded by members of the Inner Circle in top hats and tuxedos and to the cheers from his thousands of faithful followers.
  • US Senate Leader Wants Troops To Stay In Syria, Afghanistan

    US Senate Leader Wants Troops To Stay In Syria, Afghanistan

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    In December, over Trump's objections, the Senate voted to end USA military support for the Saudi-led coalition in the war in Yemen and blame Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The measure would be an amendment to a broader Middle East security bill being debated in the Senate. The Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act encompasses five bills in a package and includes fresh sanctions against Syria's central bank and ...