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Sen. Graham: Trump Should 'Go It Alone' If No Deal on Wall

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Trump said Pelosi is "costing the country hundreds of billions of dollars because what's happening is when you have a porous border, and when you have drugs pouring in, and when you have people dying all over the country because of people like Nancy Pelosi who don't want to give proper border security for political reasons, she's doing a awful disservice to our country". Read More »

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spoke with UK's Jeremy Corbyn on the phone

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Joe Crowley. Ocasio-Cortez responded, "Also honored to share a great hope in the peace, prosperity, + justice that everyday people can create when we uplift one another across class, race, + identity both at home & overseas". Do you believe in equal rights for women? Elad Nehorias tweeted: 'I'm a huge huge fan of yours. 'The left's blind spot in this regard can still be fixed. Read More »

Trump sees 'good chance' of deals with North Korea, China

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During the second summit, some experts say North Korea will likely seek to trade the destruction of its main Yongbyon nuclear complex for a USA promise to formally declare the end of the 1950-53 Korean War, open a liaison office in Pyongyang and allow the North to resume some lucrative economic projects with South Korea . Read More »

French 'yellow vests' march through Paris denouncing police violence

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Thousands also took to the streets in other cities, including Tours, Valence, Marseille and Bordeaux. Between 10,000 and 13,800 protested in the capital according to police and independent media estimates. The Interior Ministry said 80,000 security officials had been mobilized, including 5,000 in Paris . The marchers gathered for a rally at Place de la Republique in the city centre, where police used tear gas and water cannons to force demonstrators to keep their distance and clashes ... Read More »

Freezing rain leads to school bus cancellations

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Snow at times heavy will begin early Monday morning. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and extremely hazardous. "Freezing drizzle will continue today and change to periods of freezing rain later this afternoon or this evening", Environment Canada warns. The warmest temperatures of the day will be near -14°C and overnight lows will fall to near -20°C. Read More »

Dozens of Mummies Discovered in Egypt

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Khaled El-Enany said that the newly-discovered tombs likely belonged to a middle-class family. The discovery site was unveiled over the weekend to diplomats and journalists from a number of nations. Two other chambers were discovered full of sarcophagi and mummies. Anany added that new archaeological discoveries will soon be announced in some areas of Egypt. Read More »

'Unprecedented' flooding to hit northeast Australia

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The Townsville Bulletin said it had received reports of several saltwater crocodile sightings in the flood-ravaged area. Emergency services have struggled to respond to the scale of the disaster, with more than 1,100 people calling for help and 18 "swift water rescues" conducted overnight. Read More »

White House says Trump's State of the Union address will be "traditional"

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The prime-time presidential set-piece Tuesday night comes amid a bitter border wall fight that almost derailed the speech altogether, but Trump is not expected to dwell on the rancor. He will also address illegal immigration and the importance of respect for human life. "The decision is ours to make". "He desperately needs to send a signal to the American people that his administration is open for business, that he is prepared to negotiate on a wide range of issues that might enable him ... Read More »

Drug kingpin El Chapo drugged and raped teenage girls, witness claims

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Jurors have begun deliberations in the US trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman , the Mexican kingpin accused of running one of the world's most infamous drug cartels. For about $5,000, the girl of Guzman's choice was delivered to one of El Chapo's ranches in his home state of Sinaloa. Guzman told Cifuentes to put a "powdery substance" into the girls' drinks before sex, said Cifuentes. Read More »

Carrie Lam wishes all a healthy and prosperous Year of the Pig

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Nevertheless, experts expect Chinese consumers to be more economical in their shopping compared to previous years due to caution over China's ongoing trade war with the United States. "Animal agriculture is responsible for more greenhouse gases than all the world's transportation systems combined", PETA Asia campaigner Jason Baker said. Read More »

LeBron overshadowed the Super Bowl with a single tweet

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And when something finally had to give in the final quarter, it was McVay's Los Angeles Rams who blinked first as Sony Michel scored the game's first - and only - touchdown. He was sacked four times and finished with a 57.9 passer rating. It's unbelievable to win this game. The Rams didn't panic: They had a slow first half of offense in the NFC championship game, but recovered with plenty of big plays in their 26-23 overtime victory to earn their first Super Bowl trip in 17 years. Read More »

Democrats prepare to probe Trump's ties to Deutsche Bank

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Almost three years ago, Deutsche Bank refused a request from the Trump Organization to increase its loan for a Miami-area golf course, Trump International Doral, because the bank was concerned about its growing relationship with Donald Trump and his company. Read More »

Exit from arms pact with Russian Federation

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Brokered by United States president Ronald Reagan with last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, the treaty ended a superpower buildup of warheads that had frightened Europeans, banning ground-launched missiles with a range of 500 to 5,500 kilometers (around 300 to 3,400 miles). Read More »

Percent Of Trump's Private Schedule Is 'Executive Time,' According To Leaked Docs

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President Donald Trump's executive assistant has come to the USA leader's defense following reports that the president dedicates the majority of his hours in the Oval Office to unstructured "executive time". But Axios cautioned, not all the president's meetings are reflected on his schedule because many of his them are spur of the moment, according to senior White House officials. Read More »

Major European nations recognize Guaido as Venezuela president

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Critics of Maduro blame the Venezuelan government's mismanagement for the lack of food and medical supplies. However, Maduro is not showing any signs of caving, even as he grows more isolated internationally and lashes out at the European Union and the Trump administration, which has imposed billions in sanctions on Venezuela's oil exports and demanded Maduro's departure. Read More »

Omar blasted for sharing new anti-Semitic Twitter post

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Last month, for example, she recalibrated her defense of a tweet during the 2012 Gaza War, in which she wrote , "Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel". She described it as how white people relate to "white privilege". "I haven't benefited from my whiteness!'" The feud started Tuesday when Zeldin sounded alarmed that Omar was tapped for a seat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee by the new speaker, Rep. Read More »

Pope Francis begins historic visit in UAE

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Francis stood somberly between Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the Emirati vice president and prime minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, as the Vatican and Emirati anthems played and delegations were introduced in the courtyard of the domed palace. Read More »

Pentagon sends more active-duty troops to Mexico border

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Bush or former President Barack Obama. The Pentagon said the new troops will bring the total active-duty deployment to 4,350. U.S. Army soldiers from Ft. "I don't want to say it, but you'll hear the State of the Union, and then you'll see what happens right after the State of the Union", he told reporters . Read More »

Queen Elizabeth's evacuation plan in case of Brexit unrest

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Publicly, the Prime Minister remains committed to delivering Brexit on schedule , writing "I'm determined to deliver Brexit, and determined to deliver on time - on March 29, 2019" in the Telegraph on Sunday, February 3rd. 'I hope our meetings with Government are as constructive as they should be because Malthouse is the only game in town if we are to achieve a deal. Mrs May told the Commons last week it was "a serious proposal that we are engaging with sincerely and positively". Read More »

Axios: Trump spends 60% of unstructured time in ‘executive time'

Reporters have detailed Trump's executive time before. Executive Time is supposed to consist of time in the Oval Office, but Trump wakes before 6 a.m. "This POTUS is working harder for the American people than anyone in recent history". The outlet on Sunday published Trump's private schedule for nearly every working day for the past three months, obtaining them from an unnamed White House source. Read More »

Brooklyn prisoners left in dark with little heat in cold weather

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The bureau said in a statement Saturday that a new electrical panel is being installed at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn after a "partial power outage" due to a fire in the switch gear room. Telephone calls to the jail went unanswered on Saturday, but it said in a statement that power had been affected in one building and that fix work should be completed on Monday. Read More »

Bahraini footballer pleads in court against deportation

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Al-Araibi was detained upon his arrival in Bangkok in November while on a holiday, and subsequently was held pending the completion of the extradition request by Bahrain. As per the extradition process, Hakeem today denied Bahrain's extradition request. "You can not have the privileges of the worldwide community if you are not prepared to live by its rules or behave by its standards", said John Didulica, Professional Footballers Australia chief executive. Read More »

Guaido announces development plan for Venezuela

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So far, all indications are that the Venezuelan military is securely behind President Maduro, despite offers of amnesty and USA cajoling. He said if anything happened to the child he would hold embattled socialist leader Nicolas Maduro responsible. Read More »

Trump pushes withdrawal from 'endless' Afghanistan, Syria wars

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In Afghanistan , he emphasized, "We'll come back if we have to. So I think they'll do well", Trump said. But he said they would stay in Iraq to watch Iran. Trump's abrupt announcement in December he would pull all American soldiers from Syria, saying the Islamic State had been defeated, set off alarm bells in Israel, which has being carrying out a campaign to prevent an Iranian military presence there. Read More »

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

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Two other people were plucked to safety from the roof of their vehicle at Hyde Park nearby. Flooding is seen in Rosslea, Townsville, Queensland, Australia on February 2, 2019. We don't want to get to that stage [but] we can't control that". Emergency crews have been stretched to the limit in flood-hit Townsville, with hundreds of people still waiting for help and evacuation centres filling up fast. Read More »

Supreme Court halts Louisiana abortion clinic law for now

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A Louisiana abortion provider, June Medical Services, which objects to the law, appealed to the full 5th Circuit in mid-January to rehear the case, but the judges voted 9-6 against doing so. The 5th Circuit majority had disagreed with the district court's conclusion that two other abortion doctors who were turned down for privileges had made a good faith effort to obtain them. Read More »

Small plane crashes into home in Southern California

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Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer told HuffPost via email that the Cessna 414A had "crashed into a residential home" in Yorba Linda "under unknown circumstances" after departing from nearby Fullerton Municipal Airport. Read More »

Brazil dam collapse death toll rises to 121

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Vehicles can be seen driving on the right hand of the screen before they are eventually covered in mud. Five arrests have been made, and prosecutors in Brazil revealed three of those arrested were Vale officials. Vale, the company that ran and operated the dam, said the residues did not have unsafe levels of metals, but experts argue that the impact on the environment could be irreversible. Read More »

NY authorities to stage STOP-DWI campaign for Super Bowl

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Michigan State Police are reminding motorists and football fans to make good choices behind the wheel this weekend. During the 2018 Super Bowl weekend, ISP also investigated three alcohol-related crashes and one fatal traffic crash. "In order to allow everyone to enjoy Super Bowl Sunday, fans should be putting safety first". According to preliminary PennDOT data, last year's Super Bowl LIII caused 65 crashes involving impaired drivers in Pennsylvania, which is more than 2016 and 2017 ... Read More »

Police Searching for Escaped Prisoner in Conroe; Considered Extremely Dangerous

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According to reports out of Central Texas , the Scott and Swearingin cases have Bloomington police taking a second look at Marks, although he had an alibi 10 years ago. The two were last seen alive on January 4 before their bodies were found in Clearview, Okla., on January 15. Scott had filed a protective order against Marks in July, the station reported, following claims of physical abuse. Read More »

"Armed With Fresh" Brexit Mandate, Ideas: Theresa May

Last month May suffered a record parliament defeat over her Brexit plans, and on Tuesday lawmakers instructed her to return to Brussels to renegotiate arrangements for Northern Ireland. The prime minister rejected accusations that plans to reopen the backstop talks risked upsetting the Irish peace process. But prominent eurosceptic Conservative Steve Baker said many pro-Brexit lawmakers had broader concerns about her deal. Read More »