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Demonstrators in Greece Rally to Protest Deal With Macedonia

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Hundreds of buses brought demonstrators to Athens , with several coming from the region of northern Greece also called Macedonia. In exchange, Greece will drop its objections to the Balkan country joining North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union. Read More »

UK's May 'looking at amending' Ireland peace deal

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May is due to present Parliament with a revised Brexit plan on Monday, after the divorce deal she had struck the European Union was rejected by lawmakers last week. German Chancellor Angela Merkel - who is taking a more flexible approach on the timing of any extension - indicated on Saturday that she wants to help Britain secure an orderly exit. Read More »

Trump offers a ‘Dreamers’ deal for border-money proposal

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But Trump , who has yet to acknowledge that offer, laid out his own plan, which officials said had been in the works for days. Right-wing commentator Ann Coulter tweeted: "Trump proposes amnesty". WaPo noted in a Sunday editorial reasons why Pelosi should rebuke the president's most recent offer to temporarily extend protections for the so-called Dreamers. Read More »

Don't hijack Brexit, minister warns Britain's parliament

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Yet, UK opposition party leaders have accused May of ignoring their demands and the prime minister made a decision to hold no more talks on Friday. After May sets out her plans for the way ahead, lawmakers are set to table a series of amendments , to be voted upon on January 29. Read More »

Mueller's office disputing Buzzfeed report, without specifics

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The special counsel's office seemed to be disputing every aspect of the story that addressed comments or evidence given to its investigators. The unusual statement came nearly 24 hours after the Buzzfeed report was published. He also took aim at Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., responding to a previous tweet from the lawmaker, saying "Hey Adam, turns out it was Full of Schiff!" "We will do what's necessary to find out if it's true". Read More »

Palestinian Authority Deports American Imprisoned for Selling Land to Jews

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The Israeli government is clearly taking advantage of the fact that the current occupant of the White House has departed from long-standing U.S. policy in refusing to voice opposition to Israel's settlement enterprise, and thus is utilising Trump's callous indifference to the Palestinian people as an opportunity to invest in settlement infrastructure and new roads in the West Bank while, at the same time, carrying out demolitions of Palestinian-owned homes and making changes to existing laws. Read More »

Trump 'appreciates' Mueller's statement on report's accuracy

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It's highly unusual for the special counsel's office to provide a statement to the media - outside of court filings and judicial hearings - about any of its ongoing investigative activities. "We will do what's necessary to find out if it's true", he tweeted Thursday. The clamor grew throughout the day and into Friday night. "This is a potential inflection point". Read More »

United Airlines Plane Skids Off Runway at Chicago O'Hare Airport

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Ortega said he and his wife, who reside in the Spanish city, slept overnight at the airport and wouldn't be able to get onto another flight until Sunday night. Amtrak canceled some trains Saturday from Chicago to Washington and NY and between NY and Boston and Pennsylvania on Sunday. Temperatures are tipped to plummet so severely in some areas that any moisture on the ground is expected to freeze. Read More »

Mueller disputes report that Trump told Cohen to lie to congress

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BuzzFeed reported Thursday night that Cohen, a former personal attorney to Trump, told prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller that Trump had instructed him to lie to Congress in 2017 about his efforts to build a Trump Tower in Moscow during the 2016 presidential campaign. Read More »

Victims, Suspect Dead In Homicide South Of Canby, Oregon

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The victims are identified as Olivia Lynn Rose Gago, 9 months; Shaina E. Sweitzer, 31; Jerry William Bremer, 66; and Pamela Denise Bremer, 64. "We do believe they were all living in the residence". "Deputies knew it was going to be a bad scene". Oficers and deputies often see brutal scenes, but Jensen said he "cannot explain just how horrific it is inside" the house. Read More »

Divisions overshadow Arab summit

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Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri voiced his support for Syrian refugees' voluntary return on the sideline of the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit, TV Channel LBCI Group reported Saturday. A key point of contention has been whether to bring Syria back into the Arab League, more than seven years after its membership was suspended. "Lebanon calls on the worldwide community to exert every possible effort and to ensure the suitable conditions for the safe return of the ... Read More »

Al-Qaeda-linked jihadists attack United Nations base in north Mali, killing 8

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The attack was successfully repelled, it added. It said peacekeepers had thwarted the attack, but eight died and several were wounded. A Malian security source told AFP that at least 19 servicemen were injured in the incident. The UN has deployed about 12,000 troops and police in its MINUSMA peacekeeping mission in Mali, which ranks as the most unsafe country for the peacekeepers. Read More »

Morrison won’t budge on climate plan

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Mr Morrison said Australia has "sensible, achievable commitments" that will ensure the economy continues to prosper. Bainimarama also noted Australia's record-breaking heatwave , and told Morrison to put the lives of Pacific islanders above the interests of "any single industry". Read More »

Chicago officer sentenced for murdering black teen Laquan McDonald

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Van Dyke, who was responding to a report of a male breaking into trucks and stealing radios in Chicago's South Side, did not react when his sentence was read out. "I beg for the least amount of time". Judge Vincent Gaughan's decision on that point will help determine the sentence. Because second degree murder can be served at 50 percent, Van Dyke could be out of prison in slightly over three years. Read More »

Japan’s Masazo Nonaka, the world’s oldest man in 2018, dies aged 113

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Masazo Nonaka was recognised as the oldest living man after the death of Spaniard Francisco Nunez Olivera previous year. "We feel shocked at the loss of this big figure", his granddaughter Yuko said. He enjoyed eating something sweet after a meal, watching TV, reading newspapers and soaking in the hot spring bath once a week in recent years, according to his family. Read More »

'Bomb blast' rocks Syrian capital Damascus

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Syria's air defense systems repelled an Israeli air attack in the country's south, the SANA news agency reported on Sunday. He also admitted that Israel carried out a strike overnight to January 12 at a warehouse storing weapons at the worldwide airport of Damascus . Read More »

VP Pence Calls Attacks on Wife's Job 'Deeply Offensive'

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The employee application also states that applicants must "understand that the term "marriage" has only one meaning; the uniting of one man and one woman in a single, exclusive covenant union as delineated in Scripture and that God intends sexual intimacy to occur only between a man and a woman who are married to each other and that God has commanded that no intimate sexual activity is engaged in outside of marriage between a man and a woman". Read More »

Security Forces Fire on Anti-Government Protesters

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Eight of them are in serious conditions. It said other people had sustained gunshot wounds. According to government statistics, 24 people have been killed during the popular protests. The committee said security forces stormed Al-Faisal Specialised Hospital, also in Khartoum , "and fired tear gas inside the hospital's emergency unit". Read More »

Death toll climbs to 21 in Bogota terrorist attack

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Records show he bought the vehicle 10 months ago from Mauricio Mosquera, who Martinez said was charged in the past for terrorism and rebellion. Colombian authorities say a suspect has been arrested for his alleged role in Thursday's auto bombing at a police academy that killed 21 people. Read More »

Two killed, twenty-two injured in large fire at French ski resort

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About 70 firefighters battled the fire for four hours before bringing it under control. Some 60 resort workers, including foreigners, were evacuated from a three-storey accommodation building after the pre-dawn blaze. Three of the four seriously injured people were airlifted to hospital by helicopter. Firemen found the two unidentified bodies in a burnt-out area of the building in the upmarket Courchevel 1850 ski station. Read More »

Brexit can unite Britain with low tax, low migration economy

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During his speech, delivered at the same factory where David Cameron spoke on immigration in 2014, Mr Johnson said the answer was to "get back in the cab, turn around and face the real obstacles". He said the United Kingdom should remove the Irish backstop from Theresa May's plan but retain the proposed transition period to December 2020, using the period to negotiate a new free trade deal. Read More »

Homes in this Italian town are being sold for Dh4

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But with homes selling there for as little as €1 (roughly $1.14), you can't beat the price. "As opposed to other towns that have merely done this for propaganda, this city hall owns all €1 (R16) houses on sale", Giuseppe Cacioppo, Sambuca's deputy mayor and tourist councillor, told CNN . Read More »

Extreme cold warning in effect for North Bay, northeast

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A Wind Chill Advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for inland cities and counties. Vrolijk warned about the wind chill in and around Regina. "Risks are greater for young children, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, people working or exercising outdoors, and those without proper shelter", Environment Canada advised in the warning. Read More »

Swedish parliament confirms Stefan Lofven as PM, ending deadlock

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S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann today expressed his congratulations. Long isolated due to their neo-Nazi roots, they will join an opposition made up of two center-right parties, the Moderates and Christian Democrats. Lofven, who has been the Prime Minister since 2014, lost a mandatory no-confidence vote by securing 142 votes against 204, that threw the Nordic country into a period of political deadlock. Read More »

Ethiopia readies for al-Shabaab offensive in Somalia

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It said the air strike was conducted in "response to an attack by a large group of Al-Shabaab militants against Somali National Army Forces". There were no reports of Americans killed or wounded. Al-Shabab forces have been fighting to overthrow the internationally-backed government in Mogadishu . The Pentagon has increased the rate of strikes in Somalia in recent years, partly because President Donald Trump loosened constraints on when the U.S. Read More »

Strong 6.7-strength quake jolts north-central Chile: USGS

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A strong 6.7-magnitude natural disaster hit north-central Chile on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said. The quake was 53km below the surface, a relatively shallow tremor that shook homes and had some anxious about a possible tsunami. A seismograph takes readings of an natural disaster. Chile is situated on the so-called "Ring of Fire", where the earth's tectonic plates meet and rub against each other. Read More »

Facebook facing 'record-setting' fine over privacy violations

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The FTC probe of Cambridge Analytica and the fine's total amount have yet to be finalized and it is unclear if Facebook will agree to a settlement, according to the report. The data firm, which had ties to the Trump campaign, improperly harnessed personal information about the social networking site's users to better target voters with political messages. Read More »

Six suspects in court over Nairobi hotel attack

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Director of public prosecutions Noordin Haji says the investigations are complex and transnational and require sufficient time to uncover the entire "criminal syndicate". The al-Shabab group, which is linked to al-Qaida and based in neighbouring Somalia, claimed responsibility. The Canadian government said it "condemns the horrific attack", adding that it has reached out to Kenyan authorities for information on the Canadian suspect. Read More »

New caravan to enter US

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The October caravan largely dispersed after reaching Tijuana. They crossed over the same border bridge where another caravan clashed with Mexican police in October, when migrants tried to push through closed gates and ranks of riot police, leading authorities to fire pepper spray. Read More »