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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes questions from the media outside the West Wing at the White House on March 6, 2019 in Washington, DC. "The president has been clear on what his position is, certainly what his support is for the people and the community of Israel ". Top Democrat in the Senate, minority Leader Chuck Schumer said over the weekend that the president has "redefined chutzpah" by issuing a hypocritical declaration against the Democratic party, of which ...
  • Brexit vote still a go for Tuesday but pessimism abounds

    Brexit vote still a go for Tuesday but pessimism abounds

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    That's because May has been unable to convince Brussels to change the agreement, which her team negotiated past year, and put in legally binding reassurances that the United Kingdom will not become trapped in a long-term customs arrangement with the European Union .
  • Rouhani arrives for first official visit to Iraq

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    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani condemned US military intervention in the Middle East on Monday as he began a first official visit to Iraq , meant to bolster Tehran's influence and expand trade ties to help offset renewed USA sanctions.
  • Weather warning for snow and ice to continue into Monday

    Weather warning for snow and ice to continue into Monday

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    He said snow and a "wintry mix" could affect some central and north-western parts of the United Kingdom, with blustery conditions and high winds expected across much of southern England. Cloud will increase from the south-west later today with rain arriving in parts of Munster and south Connacht towards evening. The rain, sleet and snow will turn more showery overnight, but still occasionally heavy and prolonged over the northern half of the country.
  • Trump to seek another $8.6bn for border wall

    Trump to seek another $8.6bn for border wall

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    About $5 billion is slated to come from the Department of Homeland Security, with $3.6 billion coming from military construction funds. The White House and Congress must agree on funding by October 1 to keep the government funded and open - which coincides with the deadline to lift the debt limit, or risk a default, which would have severe economic repercussions.
  • Islamic State member's baby dies in Syria; wanted to return to Britain

    Islamic State member's baby dies in Syria; wanted to return to Britain

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    Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesman Ed Davey said the boy will be remembered if courts rule that Javid acted "illegally in making a British citizen stateless", the Press Association reports . Her situation has raised hard ethical and legal questions about foreigners who join terrorist organizations overseas. The Home Office said it did not comment on individual cases.
  • The Canadian victims killed in an Ethiopian plane crash

    The Canadian victims killed in an Ethiopian plane crash

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    Mohamed Hassan Ali says Amina Ibrahim Odowaa, of Edmonton, and her six-year-old daughter Safiya were on board the Ethiopian Airlines jet that went down this morning shortly after takeoff. The Ethiopian plane was new, delivered to the airline in November. As the sun set, the airline's chief operating officer said the plane's flight data recorder had not yet been found.
  • PDP condemns ‘confiscation’ of Rivers election results

    PDP condemns ‘confiscation’ of Rivers election results

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    While Okorocha lost the Government House polling booth in the governorship and House of Assembly elections, his former Chief of Staff, Nwosu of the Action Alliance, AA, also lost his polling unit . Voting ended at 2 p.m.at most polling centers, followed by the counting of ballots, with results only likely to start trickling in from Sunday. "I am only trying to do what most politicians have failed to do for years, and what I am now doing for my people and the nation at large is beyond winning ...
  • Time for A Change

    Time for A Change

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    It's probably with your missing auto keys, or Trudeau's re-election chances. Daylight saving time did not begin in the United States, however. Has it really been a dozen years? Payday is one hour closer. This is the single most important fire protection measure that people can take. So make a note if you'll be traveling to Yucatan this month - there will be an extra hour difference in time .
  • Whale nearly eats diver off South Africa coast

    Whale nearly eats diver off South Africa coast

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    Rainer Schimpf , 51, was diving in waters off Port Elizabeth , South Africa in February when he found himself almost swallowed by a Bryde's whale. Schimpf was diving off the coast of Port Elizabeth with a group that were photographing sharks when a Bryde's whale came up through the feeding frenzy that was going on and scooped him up into its mouth.
  • Jaguar attacks woman trying to take photo at zoo

    Jaguar attacks woman trying to take photo at zoo

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    The zoo said in a tweet that it was sending prayers to the woman's family. The woman was left injuries to her arm. This image shows the jaguar at Wildlife World Zoo on Sat., March 9, 2019. Adam Wilkerson's video capture of woman attacked by jaguar at an Arizona zoo. "My mom thinks of how to distract the jaguar and she grabs her water bottle and she shoves it through the cage, right near where the jaguar is", Wilkerson continued.
  • Northern Ireland firms warn of economic, social risks from no-deal Brexit

    Northern Ireland firms warn of economic, social risks from no-deal Brexit

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    In a joint article for The Sunday Telegraph , Mr Baker and Mr Dodds described the situation as "grim" and warned that after January's 230-vote defeat in the first "meaningful vote", Mrs May appeared set for another heavy reverse. May warned on Friday that were lawmakers to reject her deal on Tuesday, it would increase the chance that Brexit never happens, leaving voters feeling betrayed.
  • Justin Trudeau regrets 'erosion of trust' over political scandal

    Justin Trudeau regrets 'erosion of trust' over political scandal

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    The director told SNC-Lavalin past year that negotiating a remediation agreement would be inappropriate in this case, and the company asked the Federal Court for an order requiring talks. "Never before in the history of Canadian parliament has cabinet confidentiality been waived.to allow Jody to tell her story", Sheehan said, speaking to SooToday Thursday, acknowledging the extraordinary nature of the explosive story.
  • AP, T'gana to go to polls on April 11..

    AP, T'gana to go to polls on April 11..

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    The counting of votes for all the Lok Sabha and Assembly constituencies will be done on May 23. Shortly after the national election dates were announced on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a series of tweets, "The festival of democracy, elections are here".
  • Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes on its way to Nairobi

    Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes on its way to Nairobi

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    A Boeing statement in July noted the delivery of the first plane. The Boeing 737 Max has been the fastest-selling aircraft in Boeing's history, with more than 4,500 ordered by 100 different operators globally. The flight had been en route to Nairobi from the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa and came down 30 miles from the airport, report Mirror Online .
  • Algeria orders early university holiday to curb protests

    Algeria orders early university holiday to curb protests

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    Huge crowds - again far surpassing those seen the previous Friday - also protested in the second and third cities of Oran and Constantine, local journalists on the ground said. State news agency APS reported that protesters were demanding "regime change" as demonstrations grew Friday afternoon. Many young Algerians are frustrated by a lack of economic opportunity and by what they perceive as the corruption of an elite that has governed the country since it gained independence from France.
  • Colorado man discloses details about killing wife, daughters

    Colorado man discloses details about killing wife, daughters

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    We are hearing for the first time what the man, who killed his pregnant wife and two daughters , was thinking when he committed murder. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation announced last week that investigators had interviewed Watts and would release a recording Thursday.
  • Trump, Cohen accuse each other of lies in Twitter spat

    Trump, Cohen accuse each other of lies in Twitter spat

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    Trump", Cohen claimed . Davis said Cohen had "directed" his lawyer to explore a pardon being dangled by Trump's legal team, adding this was prior to July 2018, when Cohen stopped being part of Trump's team and later began to co-operate with prosecutors.
  • International Women's Day Facts You Need to Know

    International Women's Day Facts You Need to Know

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    It wasn't until March 8, 1975 when, during International Women's Year, the United Nations celebrated it as an official holiday. International Women's Day has history dating to 1909, when National Woman's Day was observed on February 28 in the US, according to the United Nations.
  • Anti-semitism row puts Democrats at risk of schism

    Anti-semitism row puts Democrats at risk of schism

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    President Donald Trump labeled Democrats as "anti-Jewish" and "anti-Israel". Washington Democratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal, the progressive caucus's leader, did not want Omar's name in the resolution, while a number of Jewish members reportedly pushed to include it.