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Jean-Claude Juncker: No-deal’s better than changing the backstop on Brexit

Jean-Claude Juncker: No-deal’s better than changing the backstop on Brexit

They added: "While Westminster has voted this week against a No Deal Brexit , it is non-legally binding, and therefore no steps have yet been taken to prevent a catastrophic crash out from the Europ...

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New Jersey senator Cory Booker running for president

New Jersey senator Cory Booker running for president

A former mayor of Newark, New Jersey, Booker has styled himself a progressive who favors a Medicare-for-all healthcare plan and has a liberal voting record in the Senate. Booker has gained national ...

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United States man fakes a fall on ice cubes to claim insurance

United States man fakes a fall on ice cubes to claim insurance

He then carefully walks towards the ice and uses a counter to support himself from actually falling as he fakes his fall onto the floor. Alexander Goldinsky, 57, filed a claim between September 1 an...

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USA withdraws from INF Treaty in 180 days - Pompeo

USA withdraws from INF Treaty in 180 days - Pompeo

We have repeatedly offered the United States to prove why the missile, which they use to incriminate us, does not violate the treaty. The INF Treaty, signed by US President Ronald Reagan and his Sov...

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Facebook took down over 750 pages from Iran for 'inauthentic behavior'

Facebook took down over 750 pages from Iran for 'inauthentic behavior'

The social media giant has been targeting "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on the platform, announcing the same the removal of accounts, pages, and groups linked to the Saracen Group. Facebook's tea...

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Largest-ever US border seizure of fentanyl made in Arizona

Largest-ever US border seizure of fentanyl made in Arizona

Agents found the drugs in hidden compartments in a tractor trailer bringing cucumbers from Mexico. The drugs were found after the truck was pulled over for a secondary inspection and drug-sniffing c...

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Rep. Omar: ‘I Almost Chuckle’ When Israel Is Called ‘A Democracy’

Rep. Omar: ‘I Almost Chuckle’ When Israel Is Called ‘A Democracy’

He wrote , "Those poor innocent ISIS fighters & Palestinian terrorists right?" That's a problem no matter your religion or gender Ilhan. He continued, "Your anti-Semitic & anti-Israel hate is str...

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The mystery tunnel that led to a South Florida bank

The mystery tunnel that led to a South Florida bank

The tunnel led under the road toward the bank, a distance of about 45 metres. "They looked inside the hole and saw a power cord running toward the wood line", CBS Miami quoted FBI Special Agent ...

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Three pupils lose their lives in Driehoek school tragedy

Three pupils lose their lives in Driehoek school tragedy

The Hoerskool Driehoek is 45 years old and has a population of 1,060 learners. Multiple people have sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate. Panyaza Lesufi, the head of education for Gauteng...

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Rare seismic event called a

Rare seismic event called a "frost quake" may have happened overnight

It's happening again! The weather has gotten so cold over central Canada that we're hearing reports of loud booms echoing through the night! That kind of cold has caused cryoseisms , or frost qua...

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New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe is now available on Nintendo Switch

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe is now available on Nintendo Switch

The Switch is getting a bunch of highly-anticipated sequels, including Bayonetta 3, Luigi's Mansion 3, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, a new Pokemon, and a bunch more. U Deluxe have more unique abilities. ...

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UN Khashoggi investigator awaits approval from Saudis for meeting

UN Khashoggi investigator awaits approval from Saudis for meeting

Agnes Callamard , the United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, says that Saudi Arabia had not yet approved a request for her to enter the kingdom's consu...

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Interim Budget 2019: Big bonanza announced for farmers

Interim Budget 2019: Big bonanza announced for farmers

Women taxpayers may get higher basic exemption of Rs 3.25 lakh or even at par with senior citizens, as per sources. Mr Goyal, who stepped in as interim finance minister after Mr Arun Jaitley had to ...

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United Kingdom government may scrap MPs' holiday to pass Brexit laws

United Kingdom government may scrap MPs' holiday to pass Brexit laws

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow selected seven proposals for debate and vote, including the border change supported by May and several measures that seek to rule out a "no-deal" Brexit . ...

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Taliban say they are not looking to rule Afghanistan alone

Taliban say they are not looking to rule Afghanistan alone

Suhail said that once USA forces withdraw from Afghanistan, the Taliban want to live with other Afghans, "tolerate one another and start life like brothers". In an exclusive audio message to The Asso...

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Top Pakistani Court Upholds Acquittal, Frees Captive Christian Asia Bibi

Top Pakistani Court Upholds Acquittal, Frees Captive Christian Asia Bibi

The 47-year-old mother of two was on death row for eight years before the Supreme Court, in October last year, acquitted her of all charges, sparking nationwide protests and death threats from har...

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U.S. Lawmakers Seek Treasury Records On Deripaska Sanctions Decision

U.S. Lawmakers Seek Treasury Records On Deripaska Sanctions Decision

On Tuesday, as Mnuchin moved ahead with the plan to ease sanctions , Democrats in the House wrote to him to ask for "documents and records relating to entities and individuals who are affected by o...

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POUNDS OF DEATH: Biggest-ever fentanyl bust made in Arizona

Officers also found 300 packages of methamphetamine, which has an estimated value of $1.18 million. 'It is said that a quarter-milligram, or the size of a few grains of salt, of fentanyl, which is a...

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Lawyer says neighbor will appeal Rand Paul's $580K judgment

Lawyer says neighbor will appeal Rand Paul's $580K judgment

Jurors awarded Paul $375,000 in punitive damages, $200,000 for pain and suffering, and an additional $7,834 for medical expenses, The Associated Press reported . The senator reportedly told the cou...

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Sultan Abdullah ascends throne today as new king

Sultan Abdullah ascends throne today as new king

At the same ceremony, the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, took the oath of office as deputy king. His abdication came just weeks after he went on medical leave, followed by rumors that he had mar...

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Senate Vote Rebukes Trump on Syria, Afghanistan

Senate Vote Rebukes Trump on Syria, Afghanistan

His intelligence chiefs say the group remains a threat. Trump has also ordered the military to come up with plans to withdraw about 7,000 or up to half of the United States troops in Afghanistan ...

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US Senate rebukes Trump over Syria, Afghanistan troop withdrawals

US Senate rebukes Trump over Syria, Afghanistan troop withdrawals

Last month, the president announced he would be withdrawing American military personnel from Syria, stating in a Twitter post that: "We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there du...

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Feds Have 'Terabytes' Of Evidence That 'Span Several Years' In Stone Case

Feds Have 'Terabytes' Of Evidence That 'Span Several Years' In Stone Case

Stone - a longtime ally of President Trump - is charged with lying to Congress and witness tampering over his communications about stolen Democratic emails in WikiLeaks' possession. They said they w...

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Weather Warning For Ice And Snow Remains In Place

Weather Warning For Ice And Snow Remains In Place

The Met Office has issued an amber "danger to life" warning for parts of the United Kingdom as icy roads and heavy snow up to 10cm deep is expected to settle a day after the cold snap led to disruptio...

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Pelosi Would be 'BEGGING' for the Wall If Not for Tijuana Barrier

Pelosi Would be 'BEGGING' for the Wall If Not for Tijuana Barrier

Trump has repeatedly insisted that the measure is necessary to lower crime and suppress the supposed influx of drugs across the border. "If they have some suggestions about certain localities whe...

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Al Roker calls Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin a 'nitwit governor'

Al Roker calls Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin a 'nitwit governor'

At least nine deaths have been linked to the polar vortex sweeping across the Midwest and Northeast. "Protecting our children from freezing temperatures with subzero windchills is not something to...

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Nintendo delays its very first Mario Kart game for mobile

Nintendo delays its very first Mario Kart game for mobile

While Kart Tour was slated to arrive in the near future, Nintendo has announced by way of their official Twitter account that the app has been delayed to "summer 2019", to "improve the quality o...

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Iran Iran calls new European special payment mechanism 'first step'

Iran Iran calls new European special payment mechanism 'first step'

Instex , which stands for "instrument for support of trade exchanges", was registered this week, and will act as a proposed payment channel from Europe to Iran, and vice versa. The new European sche...

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The fate of French jihadists held in Syria

The fate of French jihadists held in Syria

France's government is preparing for an influx of homegrown Islamist extremists with the departure of USA troops from Syria, saying Tuesday that anyone who left to fight for militants will go straight...

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U.S. calls for Russian, Chinese nuclear transparency

U.S. calls for Russian, Chinese nuclear transparency

The U.S. government will likely announce the suspension of its obligations under the INF Treaty with Russian Federation in coming days after bilateral talks failed to make headway, Thompson told Reute...

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