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In the Oval Office Thursday afternoon Trump said Pelosi was "playing games", emphasizing, "if they don't give us a wall it doesn't work". Trump also indicated in another tweet the extent to which he may already be resigned to Congress not satisfying him on "the DESPERATELY needed WALL ".
  • Are the 4ms bending Corbyn's ear to prevent a second Brexit referendum?

    Are the 4ms bending Corbyn's ear to prevent a second Brexit referendum?

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    A source revealed that it was a "good and positive" meeting, and the leadership are seriously considering supporting an amendment to the withdrawal bill of the United Kingdom government, which could be voted on by the MPs next Tuesday. Since May's divorce deal with the European Union was rejected by 432-202 MPs last week, the biggest defeat in modern British history, MPs have been trying to plot a course out of the crisis, yet no option has the majority support of parliament.
  • Another winter storm on the way Monday

    Another winter storm on the way Monday

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    A snowstorm will deliver 4-8 inches south of I-96 and 8-12 inches north of I-96 on Monday, with significant impacts to travel. Most of the system should be out of here going into Monday night. Temperatures will jump above average this afternoon, with highs well into the 50s. Tuesday night through early Thursday morning: Apparent temperatures as low as minus 25 to minus 35 are possible Tuesday and Wednesday nights.
  • Onnoghen's Suspension: US Mission expresses Concern

    Onnoghen's Suspension: US Mission expresses Concern

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    The gubernatorial candidate faulted what he called "ongoing partisan diatribes" and heated controversies over what was right or not. The president on Friday said he had suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen who has been asked to appear before a tribunal over allegations of breaching asset-declaration rules.
  • Canada’s Envoy to China says ‘Misspoke’ on Huawei CFO Case

    Canada’s Envoy to China says ‘Misspoke’ on Huawei CFO Case

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    Meng's arrest has severely damaged ties between Ottowa and Beijing, which has demanded her immediate release. The Americans have until January 30 to file a request for extradition. McCallum's list of Ms. Meng's "quite good arguments" got the facts wrong, suggesting it wasn't a practised message. The Huawei case also has an economic dimension for Canada that has strained relations with the world's second-largest economy.
  • Met Éireann forecasts snowfall and a 'bitterly cold' week ahead

    Met Éireann forecasts snowfall and a 'bitterly cold' week ahead

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    The Met Office has issued a yellow alert for snow, stretching from Kent and East Anglia, up to Lincolnshire, the Midlands and nearly as far across as Bristol. It's set to be cold, with lowest temperatures of 1 to 4 degrees. Showery rain at first but it will brighten up in the afternoon with some sunny spells.
  • BuzzFeed cuts 15% of staff in latest redundancy round

    BuzzFeed cuts 15% of staff in latest redundancy round

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    BuzzFeed says it employs about 1,450 people and has offices in 18 cities around the world. This is the second time that BuzzFeed has laid off a significant number of staff in the past 14 months. "I'm in shock", he said Wednesday . Over the years, its journalists have produced award-winning reporting, and some have been finalists for the Pulitzer Prize.
  • European Powers Poised to Recognize Venezuela’s Juan Guaido

    European Powers Poised to Recognize Venezuela’s Juan Guaido

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    The Prime Minister's Office said while leaders in the United States have also denounced Maduro, the U.S.is not part of the coalition. "Without elections announced in eight days, we could recognize [Guaido] as Venezuela's "President-in-charge" to implement this political process".
  • As US agencies reopen, lawmakers disparage shutdown tactic

    As US agencies reopen, lawmakers disparage shutdown tactic

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    The president closed his remarks with a threat: if lawmakers are unable to produce a satisfactory border-security bill, he'll force another government shutdown, or seek to circumvent Congress with an emergency declaration he believes would allow him to shift money from elsewhere in the government to build the wall.
  • Trump delays State of the Union speech during USA government shutdown

    Trump delays State of the Union speech during USA government shutdown

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    Hours later, Pelosi responded with yet another letter , this one clarifying that the House would not consider a concurrent resolution that would allow the president to deliver the address in the House Chamber. An AP-NORC poll released Wednesday found that 60 percent of Americans say Trump "bears a great deal of responsibility" for the shutdown , while only 31 percent say the same for congressional Democrats.
  • Casey Hathaway, Missing 3-Year-Old, Found Alive

    Casey Hathaway, Missing 3-Year-Old, Found Alive

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    His grandmother searched for 45 minutes after the other children returned inside without him. "We don't want to make an incident into another incident", Joe Monette of the North Carolina Forest Service had said. Authorities said the boy's grandmother was watching the boy and two other young children at the time. "It was folks giving us tips and leads and the rescue teams jumping right on it and following every lead".
  • Deadly fuel pipeline explosion in Mexico kills at least 66, injures dozens

    Deadly fuel pipeline explosion in Mexico kills at least 66, injures dozens

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    The Obrador administration closed key pipelines in an effort to crack down on fuel theft, which the Mexican leader said cost the country an estimated $3 billion previous year. Pemex Chief Executive Octavio Romero said his team had followed protocol, though he would not confirm or deny if there was negligence or corruption related to the delay in closing the pipeline .
  • U.S. pull out from Afghanistan can cost India dear

    U.S. pull out from Afghanistan can cost India dear

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    Fights between security forces and Taliban fighters have continued to intensify across the country during the freezing Afghan winter, which traditionally experiences a reduction in combat. There was no official confirmation of this higher toll. The United States and the Taliban on Tuesday resumed their talks in Qatar's capital Doha after the two sides reportedly agreed on an agenda for talks which includes the withdrawal of USA forces from Afghanistan and the assurance that no threat ...
  • Winter storm disturbs travel as it rolls toward U.S. Midwest, Northeast

    Winter storm disturbs travel as it rolls toward U.S. Midwest, Northeast

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    This system is expected to produce a vast area of heavy snow, heavy rain with pockets of freezing rain to the south-central states and much of the East Coast . Continue to monitor the latest forecasts at the National Weather Service . In Iowa, the Department of Transportation warned that visibility was less than a half mile in many locations due to snow and wind.
  • Louth included in snow and ice warning

    Louth included in snow and ice warning

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    Met Eireann say to expect "icy and slippery conditions due to accumulation of ice and snow on untreated surfaces". "Once the rain has cleared, some hail, sleet and snow showers will follow from the northwest, with one to three centimetres above 200 metres and some small accumulations expected at lower levels".
  • Kamala Harris announces on MLK Day she'll run for president

    Kamala Harris announces on MLK Day she'll run for president

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    Dean Smith, a former classmate of Kamala Harris's at Westmount High School, says he can see the influence the city had on Harris through her politics. She said the White House prevented the FBI from investigating critical aspects of the allegations or interviewing key witnesses. On Monday she also responded to questions about her decision to defend California's choice to deny sexual reassignment surgery to a trans inmate .
  • Is an apology enough to make up for MAGA hat kids' disrespect?

    Is an apology enough to make up for MAGA hat kids' disrespect?

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    In a separate interview with the Washington Post , Phillips said teens from Sandmann's group had harassed him and other Native American protesters before the encounter. Covington Catholic High School, in the northern Kentucky city of Park Hills, was quiet Sunday as the area remained snow-covered with temperatures in the teens.
  • Trump meeting North Korean envoy at WH

    Trump meeting North Korean envoy at WH

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    And on Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence said the USA still awaits "concrete steps by North Korea to dismantle the nuclear weapons that threaten our people and allies in the region". "We believe it's high time to make sure that the negotiations between the United States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea start again seriously and that a roadmap is clearly defined for the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", Guterres told a press conference at the UN headquarters in NY.
  • Iran FM says journalist arrest in U.S. 'tramples free speech'

    Iran FM says journalist arrest in U.S. 'tramples free speech'

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    The American-born Iran state TV broadcaster said to be held by the Federal Bureau of Investigation reportedly appeared in court Friday in Washington, D.C. Federal law allows the government to arrest and detain a witness if it can prove that their testimony is material to a criminal proceeding and that it cannot guarantee their presence through a subpoena.
  • House Speaker Pelosi accuses Trump of endangering United States troops, lawmakers

    House Speaker Pelosi accuses Trump of endangering United States troops, lawmakers

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    Trump's reference to amnesty in the tweet could create confusion and is unlikely to help the president get his plan through Congress. "She's under total control of the radical left". Trump, who made his offer on Saturday during a 13-minute televised speech from the White House, floated extending protections for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme recipients for three years and a three-year extension of protections for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, ...
  • DR Congo court upholds Tshisekedi presidential election win

    DR Congo court upholds Tshisekedi presidential election win

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    The chairman of the African Union, Rwandan President Paul Kagame, was due in Kinshasa on Monday after it and other global bodies voiced concern over the results . On Sunday, the Southern African Development Community, which had previously appeared sceptical of the results, issued a statement to congratulate Tshisekedi on his victory.
  • Man charged with 'plot to attack White House'

    Man charged with 'plot to attack White House'

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    Hasher Jallal Taheb , 21, of Cummings, Georgia, met with undercover agents on Wednesday and traded his vehicle for semi-automatic assault rifles, remote-controlled explosives and grenades, and an anti-tank rocket, according to an Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit .