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FOUND: Police search for woman abducted outside Miami auto shop

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A witness told the station that the man found the woman hiding in the shop's bathroom. She was taken by force and placed into a newer model four-door white Nissan Altima with a paper tag. "We need apprehend this individual. We need to bring this young lady back home to safety". Cruz also said that the department does not "know the whereabouts of this young lady". Read More »

'Absolutely Shameful': Rep. King Blasts Rep. Omar for Anti-Semitic Rhetoric

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A spokesperson told Politico later Sunday that Omar's controversial tweets "speak for themselves". Omar doubled down on her notion that Jews pay lawmakers to be pro-Israel and tweeted that " AIPAC " is an example. "But to go a step further and retweet someone declaring their pain at her sentiment is simply unacceptable". "And I believe we can do that without criticizing people for their faith", Omar tweeted at the former first daughter. Read More »

Congressman Walter Jones Jr. of North Carolina dies at 76

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Jones. " Congressman Jones will long be remembered for his honesty , faith and integrity". He was never afraid to take a principled stand. A statement from Jones' office said he passed away Sunday afternoon in Greenville. Jones, a Republican from the Pitt County town of Farmville, represented the 3rd Congressional District. "He understood that being a leader meant often putting political allegiances aside in order to bring people together around important work", Congressman G.K. Read More »

Winter Storm Watch: more snow, freezing rain expected overnight

After a break in the precipitation Sunday afternoon, the NWS predicts a second round of wintry weather will affect the region Sunday night into Monday with freezing rain, sleet and snow. " Tuesday PM commute could be impacted [with] slick roads, hazardous travel, and low visibility". The amount of precipitation will depend on the weather system's exact path, and "how for north the milder air can get into southern Ontario", said the statement. Read More »

South Korea, US sign cost-sharing deal for American troops

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The new deal must still be approved by South Korea's parliament, but it would boost this year's contribution to about 1.04 trillion won (US$924 million), Seoul's Foreign Ministry said in a statement. The disagreement had raised the prospect that Trump could decide to withdraw at least some troops from South Korea, as he has in other countries like Syria. Read More »

Top Pentagon official in Afghanistan amid push for peace

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While on his way to Afghanistan Shanahan stressed that peace terms are for the Afghans to decide. "We are here. We have a shared interest together with the people of Afghanistan and we are committed to them", added Butler. An Afghan official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told Reuters that even the suggestion of US troops leaving was risky. "The presence we want in Afghanistan is what assures our homeland defense and supports regional stability and then any type of sizing is done ... Read More »

VA Gov. Northam Vows Not To Resign Amid Blackface Scandal

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A digest of the top political stories from the Globe, sent to your inbox Monday-Friday. And that's why I am not going anywhere. If Northam, Fairfax and Herring resign, Kirk Cox, the Republican Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates, would become governor. Read More »

Dozens killed in India after consuming poisonous liquor

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Officials said several people have been detained for questioning. Senior police officer Ashok Kumar said 26 died in two separate incidents in the state of Uttar Pradesh, 190 miles east of capital New Delhi . Deaths as a result of consuming such alcohol are in the headlines regularly. In these two cases, about 22 employees of the Police and Excise Department have been suspended on Friday. Read More »

Venezuela's Guaido warns military on blocked aid

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A week ago, Air Force General Francisco Yanez also dropped his allegiance to Maduro. The report that Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA has opened its new accounts in Russia's Gazprombank has nothing to do with reality, a spokesman for the credit organization told TASS on Sunday. Read More »

A Cold Amy Klobuchar Announces 2020 Campaign In Blizzard

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Back in Minneapolis, Duluth Mayor Emily Larson joined Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on stage before Klobuchar's announcement Sunday to help introduce the candidate. Ms Klobuchar, a former prosecutor, said she was running for "everyone who wanted their work recognised". "I don't know that coming from Minnesota gives her any advantage with Iowans". Read More »

Hakeem al-Araibi: Thailand to free refugee footballer

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Al-Araibi has refugee status in Australia. Former Australia national team captain Craig Foster, who has been leading the campaign for Mr Araibi's release, praised all those who worked on the campaign. A Thai court had earlier ruled that Mr Al-Araibi would remain in prison until his next court hearing on April 22. "This morning the Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed us that Bahrain was no longer interested in this request", OAG foreign office chief Chatchom Akapin said. Read More »

Death toll in Istanbul building collapse rises to 21

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Speaking at the scene, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said there are "many lessons to learn". The seven-storey block in the Kartal district on the Asian side of the city collapsed on February 6 but the cause is not yet clear. "We estimate that there were 35 people trapped under the rubble and we have now accounted for 35", he said while stressing that search operations would continue as before. Read More »

Bloody Scenes As Yellow Vest Anti-Government Protests Turn Violent In Paris

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The French President was eventually forced to abandon the charge in a bid to quell the violence but ended up only firing up protestors keen on getting more concessions from the Government. One participant's hand was severely injured when he tried to pick up a so-called "sting-ball grenade" used by police to disperse crowds with teargas, a police source told Reuters. Read More »

Blast of ice and snow in forecast for Mississauga, Brampton Tuesday

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Before that takes effect, an inch or two of snow is expected Sunday evening into Monday morning. Snow is expected to fall and create slippery conditions from Bismarck, North Dakota to Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Minneapolis; Des Moines and Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Madison, Milwaukee and Green Bay, Wisconsin; and Traverse City and Marquette, Michigan. Read More »

Army-aligned party buoyed amid Thai political turmoil

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A staunch royalist and an opponent of former premier Thaksin Shinawatra , Mr Prayut accepted the nomination of pro-military Palang Pracharath Party to be its prime ministerial candidate in the upcoming elections. Analysts say the king's intervention would in any case have been likely to have led to the election commission disqualifying her from the 24 March election. Read More »

Rochester Area Could See Three Rounds of Snow Starting Sunday

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Forecasters said Portland, Oregon, could get up to 4 inches (10 centimeters) of snow later in the day, with two more snowstorms expected to hit the city next week. Hawaii News Now reported that the surf was forecast to top out at 60 feet (18 metres) on Sunday. About 50,000 residents are said to have lost power across the state, USA media report. Read More »

May urges UK lawmakers: Give me more time to get Brexit deal

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Lawmakers will vote on each of the selected amendments one by one, before voting to give final approval to the wording of the motion itself. The PM is promising another "meaningful vote" in the coming weeks but Labour will seek to take the decision out of her hands. Read More »

Roger Stone's Arrest Surveillance Video Released

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On last night's AC360, Anderson Cooper called out the Republican congressman who asked Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker about how CNN got exclusive footage of Roger Stone's arrest. Behind the property, a boat arrives with at least two agents on board. Security footage shows an SUV with a CNN cameraman parked across the street from Stone's Fort Lauderdale, Fla., home. Read More »

Buhari says his govt's duty is to jail looters

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The party denied the alleged denial as "part of the last kicks of a dying horse, which the Buhari Presidency now represents". Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democrtic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar acknowledging cheers from hin teeming supporters as he was warmly received from the trip to the United States of America at the General Aviation Terminal, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Read More »

Man shot at Baltimore high school, suspect in custody

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Baltimore City Public Schools tweeted the students at the school "will be dismissed to enable the police investigation". But, school police union chief Sgt. Police are investigating why the suspected shooter was at the school and whether he and the victim had any connection. The officers were working in the school at the time of the shooting. Read More »

Israeli Security Forces Detain Palestinian Suspected of Killing 19-Year-Old Girl

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Egypt has since eased Palestinian movement through its border and Israel allowed Qatar to send financial aid to Gaza, but the Hamas says this is insufficient. An Israeli military spokesman said troops had faced off on Friday with more than 6,000 Palestinians, some of whom threw rocks and "a number of explosive devices, which exploded on the Gaza side of the fence". Read More »

No deal Brexit chances are rising, says CBI business lobby

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Communities Secretary James Brokenshire said: "I think that gives that sense of timetable, clarity and objective on what we are doing with the European Union - taking that work forward and our determination to get a deal - but equally knowing that role that Parliament very firmly has". Read More »

DUI suspect starts busting moves during roadside sobriety test

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The man, Christopher Ryan Larson, of Trinity, was arrested on Tuesday, the day before he turned 34, according to jail records. Deputies said Larson also blew into a breathalyzer where he got a reading of 0.28 BAC. Larson reportedly told Fox that he would "not call what he did in the video dancing", but did not comment further on the arrest. When asked if he knew where he was, Larson said he was in Clearwater - which is about 16 miles south of Holiday. Read More »

The EU reached agreement on the "Nord stream-2"

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France had long raised concerns in private about the pipeline , not wanting to be seen as supporting the US stance, and French President Emmanuel Macron discussed it at least four times with Merkel, said another source familiar with the issue. Read More »

Finland basic income trial left people 'happier but jobless'

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The trial was Finland's test of one alternative to renewing its social security model, a vast task expected to be tackled after parliamentary elections in April. The former IT consultant had been unemployed for almost a year before "winning the lottery", as she described the trial. The city of Utrecht, in the Netherlands, is also carrying out a basic income study called "Know What Works" until October. Read More »

Storm Erik to batter United Kingdom with snow showers and 70mph winds

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The warning for heavy rain is in place over the western and Highlands areas up until Saturday afternoon. One lane is closed on the Severn Bridge between South Wales and south west England due to the strong winds, and the A548 is closed in both directions around Mostyn, north Wales, because a tree had fallen across the carriageway. Read More »

French 'Yellow Vest' Marches Continue for 13th Weekend

Police confirmed that a protester had a hand injury, but provided no further details other than to say treatment was being provided. A yellow vest protester was severely injured on Saturday in the streets of Paris , as police shot teargas at protesters who were trying to knock down a barrier at the French parliament. Read More »

Trump says meeting with Xi before March 1 trade deadline is ‘unlikely’

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After the 90-day "cease-fire" was announced, the Trump administration maintained tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports would rise from 10% to 25% if the two parties did not reach a deal before the deadline. Headline indices of the Japan share market declined on Friday, 08 February 2019, as risk sentiments turned downbeat amid renewed concerns about a U. Read More »