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Global Cheers, jeers on border as Trump pushes wall in State of Union
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Pelosi told reporters that she believes the House and Senate negotiators could reach a deal by the end of this week if "left to their own devices". President Donald Trump's campaign announced Wednesday morning that he will hold a rally February 11 in El Paso .

Global Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Infuriates House Dems at Hearing
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Chairman, I see that your five minutes is up", Whitaker said , prompting gasps and laughter at the official's tenacity in the face of a committee chairman. After refusing to answer her question directly, Democrat Sheila Jackson Lee paused to scold the witness : "Mr. Attorney General, we're not joking here".

Global Frozen cat thaws out after getting stuck in snow
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The cat was discharged to its owners the same night and when Dr Clark checked in a few days later, Fluffy appeared to be back to normal. Fluffy the cat was literally thawed after she was found buried in snow, her fur matted in ice. "After many hours she recovered and is now completely normal", the clinic said. "We'll see if Fluffy likes that or Fluffy doesn't like that", Dr Clark said.

Global Seal Poop Sample Contained a Surprise
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Pulling it from the freezer, volunteer Melanie Magnan began the process of defrosting the leopard seal poo, which involves sifting the faeces. "It is very worrying that these incredible Antarctic animals have plastic like this inside them", said Jodie Warren , a volunteer at the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA).

Global Taliban says talks with Afghan politicians 'very successful'
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Taliban official Abdul Salam Hanafi, speaking on the sidelines of a meeting in Moscow between the Taliban and other prominent Afghan figures, said that US officials promised the pullout will begin this month. "They arrived there late, fought back and managed to get the checkpoint under control of the check point, " he added. The Kremlin hosted another Taliban meeting in November past year which brought to the negotiating table representatives of the insurgent group as well as members of ...

Global Islamic State will be wiped out soon, Trump tells Australia, other allies
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He played down the USA planned withdrawal from Syria saying it was a tactical change rather than a retreat in their involvement, adding that: "America will continue to lead in giving those who would destroy us no quarter". President Donald Trump has criticized his predecessor's approach to fight against the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), which he said was within a week of total defeat.

Global Feuding UK politicians seek elusive unity as Brexit looms
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The transport secretary, Chris Grayling , is no longer welcome in Calais , according to the port's chairman, who has been angered by British plans to divert some sea traffic in the event of a no-deal Brexit . British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she is seeking changes to the Withdrawal Agreement she agreed with Brussels previous year in order to win the support of parliament.

Global A Forced Decision: Why the US Withdrew From the INF Treaty
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Moscow and Washington accuse each other of violating the treaty and Putin said Russian Federation had acted after the United States announced it was withdrawing from the pact . Now, China and others such as Pakistan, India , and North Korea, are thought to have such capability-and they are not bound by the INF treaty . Russian Federation is now looking at modifying its 3M22 Zirkon anti-ship cruise missiles, a government source told the Kommersant newspaper.

Global Senate breaks from Trump with Syria troop vote
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The U.S. Senate passed a Mideast policy bill on Tuesday including a measure that would allow states to penalise businesses that take part in boycotts of Israel and an amendment that breaks with President Donald Trump by opposing any plans for an abrupt withdrawal of troops from Syria.

Global Freezing rain for the GTA starting Wednesday afternoon
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Much of the freezing rain and sleet is expected to be northwest of the Boston-Providence corridor, it said. Areas of drizzle and freezing drizzle are expected to develop across south-central and eastern Kansas tonight. The morning commute on Wednesday is likely to be affected as untreated roads become icy. The falling ice could snap power lines and bring down tree branches.

Global ‘Once in a century’ floods hit northeast Australia
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The floods have been declared a catastrophe by the Insurance Council of Australia , while the government is giving each displaced resident up to $130, to help cover the cost of food, medication and clothing. TRT World's Craig Vermay reports. The city of Townsville in North Queensland has been hit with calamitous flooding with a years' worth of rainfall coming in just nine days.

Global Iran's top judge: European Union preconditions for non-dollar trade channel 'unacceptable'
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France, one of the remaining parties in the Iran deal, condemned the attempted satellite launch and urged Iran to discontinue all ballistic missile tests, which violate United Nations resolutions. Britain, France and Germany last week launched a system to facilitate non-dollar trade with Iran and avoid USA sanctions, although Iran's top judge said the system's conditions were unacceptable.

Global Plane carrying Cardiff City's Sala goes missing over English Channel
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Football fans across the world are praying for Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala , hoping that he survived after his aircraft went missing over the English Channel. "Coming to Emiliano's case, the authorities stated that they have searched for 1,155 square miles and did spot some floating objects on water, but weren't able to confirm if they were from the missing plane".

Global 5 killed as debris from plane crash hit California house
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Video posted online shows parts of a plane after it crashed in Yorba Linda, Calif., on Sun., Feb. 3, 2019. The number of people who were aboard the aircraft remains unclear. The main body of the twin-engine plane was found in the backyard of another home not far from the burned house. Another tweeted: "Pretty sure we just saw a plane crash into a neighborhood".

Global MMA fighter Marks captured after 9-hour manhunt
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Marks's wife and the mother of two of his children, Ginell McDonough, is jailed in MI on an obstruction of justice charge. The two disappeared January 4 and were found buried in a shallow grave in Clearview, Oklahoma, on January 15. Marks faces charges in multiple killings, officials said, including the deaths of Michael Swearingen, 32, and Jenna Scott , 28, in Temple, Texas, in January, according to Conroe police.

Global India issues demarche to United States over detained students
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The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement or ICE, till Thursday, had arrested 130 students from the fake Farmington University in Greater Detroit area. According to reports in the local media and an indictment filed by federal authorities and unsealed in Detroit on Wednesday, "eight people were arrested and indicted in an immigration fraud case for conspiracy to commit visa fraud and harboring aliens for profit".

Global Bolton: 'All Options Are on the Table' with Venezuela
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Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido says he's respectfully declining offers from the presidents of Mexico and Uruguay to negotiate with President Nicolas Maduro . "For the foreseeable future, we feel like we can maintain a good stable operation and a safe operation on the ground in Venezuela", Chevron CEO Michael Wirth said Friday in a conference call with Wall Street analysts.

Global Nissan Won't Make the X-Trail SUV in U.K., Citing Brexit
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JLR, Honda and BMW have all announced plans to idle their factories in the days after Britain is set to leave the European Union in hopes of avoiding potential chaos at the borders. It comes after Ford confirmed on Friday that it would be cutting around 370 jobs at its Bridgend plant as it restructures its production across Europe and the United Kingdom.

Global U.S. state governor vows to stay in office despite blackface photo
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Northam told reporters that while he took responsibility for the photo shown in the yearbook, yesterday when his staff showed him the photo was the first time he saw it. You remember these things. But Northam said that listening to the chorus of calls for him to step down would allow him to "spare myself from the hard path that lies ahead", he continued.

Global Europe set to announce plan letting Iran bypass USA sanctions
Author: 0 Europe set to announce plan letting Iran bypass USA sanctions

The "special objective vehicle", or SPV, is part of joint European Union efforts to keep worldwide trade with Iran alive after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of a previous Obama-era trade agreement last May, slamming it as a "horrible, one-sided deal".

Global Schultz heckled 'don't help elect Trump!' as eyes White House
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So he wasn't surprised that Schultz was encountering resistance to his presidential ambitions, such as a heckler at a NY book launch on Monday. "I'll be thinking about a range of options for myself, from philanthropy to public service, but I'm a long way from knowing what the future holds".

Global Russian Federation leaks Mueller investigation evidence online
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Yevgeny Prigozhin is Russian Oligarch with close ties to Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Russian hackers stole and then misrepresented evidence connected to the continuing prosecution of Russian companies accused of leading a propaganda campaign to influence the 2016 U.S.

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