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Global Poland's president signs Holocaust bill into law
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Israel says the law would ban true statements about the role that some Poles played in Nazi crimes. More than three million of the 3.2 million Jews who lived in pre-war Poland were murdered by the Nazis, accounting for about half of all Jews killed in the Holocaust.

Global Richardson officer hospitalized after shooting at apartment complex
Author: 0 Richardson officer hospitalized after shooting at apartment complex

The suspected gunman has been cornered at the Breckinridge Point apartment complex and police were negotiating his surrender, according to the Dallas Morning-News . A Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter hovered over the scene. The officer was taken to a hospital in nearby Plano. Later, explosions were heard before the suspect was apprehended.

Global Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai 'critically ill' in hospital
Author: 0 Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai 'critically ill' in hospital

This was after Mr Tsvangirai's spokesperson Mr Luke Tamborinyoka had released a statement purportedly from his boss appointing Mr Chamisa as the acting MDC-T president. Dr Khupe, perhaps in her first unambiguous stance, has declared that she is the rightful heir to Mr Tsvangirai's presidency. Tsvangirai has led the MDC since its formation in 1999 and the party has posed the most formidable challenge to the ruling Zanu-PF party.

Global Nancy Pelosi Sets Record For Longest Continuous Speech In House History
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi Sets Record For Longest Continuous Speech In House History

Just over eight hours later, she concluded her record-breaking remarks. The hope is that Pelosi and Democrats - whose support is often needed to pass spending bills in the face of opposition from fiscal conservatives - can pressure House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., to hold votes on immigration legislation, as the Senate is poised to begin doing next week.

Global Lebron refuses to waive no-trade clause
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Considering the fact that he doesn't seem to be slowing down with age at all, James' all-time marks in these categories could be astounding when he decides to retire. I couldn't do that. "It's not just about me". James has a player option for the 18-19 season that he's been expected to decline to become a free agent.

Global Former Pope Benedict Shares He is on a 'Pilgrimage Towards Home'
Author: 0 Former Pope Benedict Shares He is on a 'Pilgrimage Towards Home'

Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in. The letter was reportedly a response to an Italian newspaper's inquiry about how he was doing. The letter, marked "urgent by hand", arrived at their Rome headquarters on Tuesday morning from "Monastero Mater Ecclesiae, V-120, Città del Vatican", the former Pope's residence.

Global Led coalition conducts 'defensive' airstrikes against Syrian forces
Author: 0 Led coalition conducts 'defensive' airstrikes against Syrian forces

The initial attack happened eight kilometers, or roughly five miles, east of the de-confliction line on the Euphrates River. A USA military official told CNN that the area where the us coalition and SDF compound is located contains lucrative oilfields and the Syrian government forces "were likely seeking to seize oilfields in Khusham that had been a major source of revenue for [Islamic State] from 2014 to 2017".

Global 1 deputy killed, 4 injured in Colorado Springs shooting
Author: 0 1 deputy killed, 4 injured in Colorado Springs shooting

The only suspect was killed in the incident. Deputy Micah Flick, 34, was killed while investigating a motor vehicle theft, Sheriff Bill Elder said at a press conference this evening. "This indeed is a hard day for our agencies", Carey said. "Tonight there is no distinction between our uniforms". Flick was a detective and had served in jail as security, in court as transportation, on the special response team and on patrol, El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder said during a news conference.

Global More Texts Between Strzok and Page Uncovered, Lead to More Questions
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Among the newly disclosed texts, Strzok calls Virginians who ostensibly voted against FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe's wife for a state senate seat, "ignorant hillbillys". Trump. In the final text between the two officials, Fox News reported, Page told Strzok: " Please don't ever text me again ". It's unclear whether she was mad at her friend, or if she suddenly became aware that they, and their thousands of texts, had been discovered.

Global Bakery allowed to refuse cake for gay wedding
Author: 0 Bakery allowed to refuse cake for gay wedding

An attorney for Mireya and Eileen Rodriguez-Del Rio, who brought the case, was not available for comment Tuesday. According to court documents from the ruling in favor of Tastries Bakery: "A wedding cake is not just cake in Free Speech analysis".

Global Poland's President To Sign Holocaust Bill Into Law
Author: 0 Poland's President To Sign Holocaust Bill Into Law

President Duda said the bill would protect Poland's interests "so that we are not being slandered as a state and as a nation". The law takes effect 14 days after it's officially published, but it wasn't immediately clear when that will be.

Global Two killed, over 100 injured in Taiwan earthquake
Author: 0 Two killed, over 100 injured in Taiwan earthquake

Photographs show leaning high-rise buildings and extensive damage to roads. A total of 116 people were evacuated from Martial Hotel in Hualien City, a 11-story building whose first-to-third floors were crushed, firefighters said. There are fears for people's safety after the 6.4 magnitude quake. A series of earthquakes is rocking Taiwan, leaving two dead and more than 100 injured, according to The Associated Press, which cites Taiwan's premier, William Lai.

Global US considering sanctions on Venezuelan oil, Tillerson says
Author: 0 US considering sanctions on Venezuelan oil, Tillerson says

Local experts referred the possibility that those agreements will translate into actions against the Venezuelan government, in tune with Tillerson's calls during his tour to take that kind of measures, while considering the possibility of "oil sanctions" against Caracas.

Global Are US Troops in Iraq Staying or Going? Depends Who You Ask
Author: 0 Are US Troops in Iraq Staying or Going? Depends Who You Ask

US troop numbers eventually reduced to 40,000 before the complete withdrawal in 2011. Sources say coordination will continue between the USA military and Iraqi forces based on conditions not yet released. Raymond declined to say where his unit was being redeployed because the information has not yet been made public. At that time Iraqi government headed by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki refused to extend the stay of U.S.

Global Julian Assange loses bid to have United Kingdom arrest warrant dropped
Author: 0 Julian Assange loses bid to have United Kingdom arrest warrant dropped

According to Assange, only the first technical point of his legal challenge has failed. The Judicial Office tweeted the judgment on Tuesday afternoon. His defense papers asserted that he has been living in conditions "akin to imprisonment" and that his "physical and psychological health have deteriorated and are in serious peril".

Global Winter Weather Advisory Goes Into Effect at Six Tuesday Night
Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory Goes Into Effect at Six Tuesday Night

On Wednesday , a system from the southern states will approach. The week ahead in Greater Boston is expected to be moderately cold with snow possible on Wednesday . The chance of snow will linger into Saturday . Low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -7. Overnight, temperatures are expected to go down to 30 with clouds on the increase.

Global Bucks to send SG Rashad Vaughn to Nets
Author: 0 Bucks to send SG Rashad Vaughn to Nets

Zeller already has strong ties to one current Buck from their days together in college, and interim head coach Joe Prunty from a previous coaching stop - more on both of those things shortly - which may help him to settle in with his new teammates a little quicker.

Global Syria: Turkish forces attacked, one killed
Author: 0 Syria: Turkish forces attacked, one killed

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the military operations in Afrin and Idlib would continue, and repeated Turkey's demand for USA forces to pull back from the town of Manbij where they are stationed alongside Kurdish-led forces. "They (the U.S.) tell us don't come to Manbij, but we will come to Manbij to hand over the land to its original Arabic owners", Erdogan said in a speech to his ruling Justice and Development Party's parliamentary group in Ankara.

Global President, First Lady making a stop in Southwest Ohio Monday
Author: 0 President, First Lady making a stop in Southwest Ohio Monday

President Donald Trump promoted "a tidal wave of good news" on the economy Monday as USA stocks plummeted in the second day of a sell-off. While the caption with the video said "President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump depart the White House on their way to Ohio", Twitter users were quick to point out the awkwardness visible in their walk.

Global Two private Kenyan TV stations back on air
Author: 0 Two private Kenyan TV stations back on air

This comes days after opposition National Super Alliance organized a ceremony in Which Raila Odinga was Sworn in as the People's president of Kenya. KTN News was back on its free-to-air channel. "Once again the state is wilfully violating Mr. Miguna's rights by moving him without any notice to his lawyers or his family and, in order to frustrate their access to him, to a court stationed outside Nairobi", Isaac Okero, president of the Law Society of Kenya, told reporters.

Global Bannon Will Be a No-Present for Home Intel Interview
Author: 0 Bannon Will Be a No-Present for Home Intel Interview

Earlier Monday, Representative Mike Conaway , a Texas Republican who is running the Intelligence Committee's investigation, said that Bannon had been subpoenaed to appear before the committee Tuesday. That assertion "stopped this last time", Rooney said. "And if we have a subpoena out there that's being ignored and we don't do anything about it, guess what: Nobody's going to come down to [the committee] anymore and answer questions".

Global China is blocking foreign cryptocurrency trading platforms
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The Chinese government, therefore, made a decision to "step up measures" targeting both onshore and offshore virtual currency trading platforms or ICOs to "prevent financial risks," South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported citing Financial News , a publication affiliated to the People's Bank of China.

Global Wells Fargo: Fed order could cut $400M from bank's profit this year
Author: 0 Wells Fargo: Fed order could cut $400M from bank's profit this year

Fed Chair Janet Yellen said Wells Fargo will not be allowed to grow any larger until it can do so without endangering customers. Wells Fargo stated that the company is confident it will satisfy the requirements of the consent order it entered into with with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

Global Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to continue talks on joint action plan
Author: 0 Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to continue talks on joint action plan

Top-level civilian and military officials from Islamabad and Kabul on Saturday agreed to some points of the Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) and made a decision to continue discussions to reach an agreement on the entire blueprint for bilateral engagement.

Global PV Sindhu Loses to Zhang Beiwen in The Final of India Open
Author: 0 PV Sindhu Loses to Zhang Beiwen in The Final of India Open

Then, the American went on a roll, winning the next five points, owing to her great smashes and took a commendable lead 9-4. Some of the other Indian players who featured in the Tournament were mixed Doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N.

Author: 0 U.S. accuses Syria of chemical attacks to justify its 'criminal acts'

The Syrian Foreign Ministry has rejected the U.S. claims about the Syrian government using chemical weapons in the war as "lies". Damascus has denied the allegation, saying it is meant to put more pressure on the government forces and delay their success in the fight against terrorists.

Global Met Eireann has issued a snow-ice weather warning for 20 counties
Author: 0 Met Eireann has issued a snow-ice weather warning for 20 counties

Staying cold Tuesday, with some snow spreading southeast, however only slight accumulations expected. Light to moderate south to southwest breezes veering northwest and freshening as the rain and snow clears. The cold snap is expected to grip Britain until at least next weekend, with the chance that milder weather may not arrive until the middle of the following week.

Global Two dead, 70 injured in SC train crash in US
Author: 0 Two dead, 70 injured in SC train crash in US

Amtrak train 91 wrecked after it hit a CSX cargo prepare close South Carolina's legislative center, Columbia, at around 2:35 am. The southbound passenger train's locomotive was lying on its side, and the first vehicle was bent and also derailed, although it remained upright, according to images from the scene in the small city of Cayce, South Carolina.

Global Palestinian man shot dead by Israeli forces
Author: 0 Palestinian man shot dead by Israeli forces

The cabinet was unanimous in its support of the move, which was present by Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman . "A month ago our dear friend Raziel [Shevach] was murdered and instead of sitting here and mourning we decided that we would not give in and we fought together with his widow Yael to have a cemetery built here, to have him buried here and to have Havat Gilad recognized.

Global Palestinian president to respond to Trump at UN
Author: 0 Palestinian president to respond to Trump at UN

The comments came almost two months after US President Donald Trump announced the US was moving its embassy from the Israeli city of Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, following through on a long-held pledge to recognise the city as Israel's capital. The League's Secretariat briefed the ministerial meeting on a media plan in support of the Palestinian people, particularly the Arab residents of Jerusalem.

Global China slams United States nuclear expansion
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Iran says the move is in violation of the global nuclear non-proliferation treaty and claims it has brought the world closer to annihilation. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ren Guoqiang noted that China is carrying out its military development and policies in that sector with a defensive goal, not with the intention of attacking any country.

Global CM, Cong jubilant after Rajasthan by poll verdict
Author: 0 CM, Cong jubilant after Rajasthan by poll verdict

Will the results trigger a rethink on simultaneous polls? Elections are due in the state by the end of the year and, because it is a state with a straightforward BJP-Congress battle, Thursday's results come as an indication that Raje's government is seriously vulnerable.

Global WH Removes Nominee for Council on Environment Quality
Author: 0 WH Removes Nominee for Council on Environment Quality

She was facing tough questions from both sides of the aisle after defending fossil fuels and questioning the extent to which humans contribute to climate change ( E&E Daily , Jan. Sen. Thomas R. Carper of DE, the top Democrat on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said in a statement that it was "abundantly clear very early on that heading up the Council on Environmental Quality wasn't the right job for Ms.

Global Army Captain, 3 jawans killed in Pakistan firing
Author: 0 Army Captain, 3 jawans killed in Pakistan firing

The firing started around 11 am when Pakistan targeted forward posts and villages along the LoC in Shahpur sector, said a defence spokesperson. An Army man too was injured in shelling at Shahpur, sources said. Indian troops retaliated strongly, they added. "Indian positions retaliated effectively and strongly", a police official said. According to army's media cell, Indian forces opened unprovoked firing in Nezapir and Rawalkot sectors, targeting civil population.

Global Dad tries to attack Larry Nassar after daughters give victim impact statements
Author: 0 Dad tries to attack Larry Nassar after daughters give victim impact statements

Several officers escorted Margraves out of the courtroom in handcuffs . Margraves said his daughters would not let them see their statements beforehand, and that he heard things he didn't know. Nassar's sentencing hearing has been suspended after Randall Margraves , the father of three of the victims, lunged at the 54-year-old. I understand Mr.

Global 3 soldiers killed in avalanche in Macchil sector
Author: 0 3 soldiers killed in avalanche in Macchil sector

We can not lower the guard because of avalanche warning as the threat of infiltration from across the LoC remains there even during winter, they added. A search operation was started immediately, and all the four soldiers trapped under snow were evacuated. The officer identified the deceased as Havaldar Kamlesh Kumar, Naik Balbeer and Sepoy Rajinder.

Global President Erdogan says Turkish military operation in Afrin about to end
Author: 0 President Erdogan says Turkish military operation in Afrin about to end

Turkish forces immediately responded to attacks with Fırtına howitzers. Turkish authorities said on Friday they had detained eight people in connection with a bomb that rocked the capital Ankara on Thursday, injuring three people. The Turkish military campaign against Afrin started in January, aiming to eliminate the Kurdish forces on the Syrian-Turkish border. Erdogan's spokesman Ibrahim Kalin meanwhile told journalists in Istanbul that the operation was going as planned but there was ...

Author: 0 Stormy Daniels Hints Latest Statement Denying Trump Affair is Not Real

Prompted by Kimmel , who showed off multiple racy publicity photos of Daniels - each adorned with her signature - she noted that the signature on the statement doesn't look at all like hers. In it she recounts the 2006 affair at a golf tournament. The Trump administration has flatly denied the allegations. Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown that lets you sleep - and lets us get paid to watch comedy .

Global Trump speaks to Japan's PM, S Korea's President about North Korea
Author: 0 Trump speaks to Japan's PM, S Korea's President about North Korea

Trump also "reinterated (sic) his commitment to addressing the trade imbalance between the two countries ", according to the official readout of the conversation . The president indicated his patience remains limited regarding North Korea's activities. There has been a rumour mill doing rounds within the Trump administration that the USA armed forces are planning the execution of a preventive or limited strike against Kim Jong Un's regime.

Global N.Korean athletes arrive in South for Olympics
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The performance was to be held in the North Korean territory of Mount Kumgang. According to a pool report from South Korean reporters who accompanied the athletes, the visitors from the South were given a 19-course meal on the second floor of the hotel at the ski resort.

Global Clashes in Maldives as court orders imprisoned politicians' release
Author: 0 Clashes in Maldives as court orders imprisoned politicians' release

The attorney general said Mr Areef had been sacked because he was unable following the court order. "For the rule of law to retain any meaning, this ruling must be implemented and the witch-hunt against the political Opposition and other critics must come to an end", said Biraj Patnaik, Amnesty International's South Asia Director.

Global Button pusher:
Author: 0 Button pusher: "I thought it was real"

In the weeks since the January 13 incident, the worker said he has received death threats, with his lawyer adding that they are still deciding whether or not to sue the state. "And I didn't hear exercise at all". Attorney Michael Green, right, sits with his client, the former Hawaii emergency management agency employee who sent a false missile alert.

Global Four foreigners injured in Italy shooting
Author: 0 Four foreigners injured in Italy shooting

According to the Il Resto del Carlino newspaper, the man - a 28-year-old local with links to the populist Northern League - fired his first shots around the Via dei Velini area and then proceeded to drive his black Alfa Romeo 147 vehicle around the city centre, targeting immigrants.

Global Pentagon Adding New Nuclear Capabilities, Keeping Nuclear Triad to Deter Attacks
Author: 0 Pentagon Adding New Nuclear Capabilities, Keeping Nuclear Triad to Deter Attacks

The strategy would challenge the view that USA nuclear weapons are too big to be used and therefore no longer an effective deterrent. "The 2018 NPR addresses these challenges". Greg Weaver, deputy director of strategic capabilities at the Pentagon, said the United States would be willing to limit developing the missile if Russian Federation would "redress the imbalance in non-strategic nuclear forces".

Global Syrian rebels down purported Russian warplane; pilot dead
Author: 0 Syrian rebels down purported Russian warplane; pilot dead

Russian Federation and Turkey, which is responsible for a de-escalation zone in Idlib, were taking measures to return the pilot's body, the defense ministry said. Scores of civilians have been killed in the intensive air raids, while the rebels have lost ground with the regime capturing dozens of towns and villages .

Global Cold blast bringing more rain, snow to Northeast
Author: 0 Cold blast bringing more rain, snow to Northeast

BBC Weather forecaster Nick Miller also said that over the weekend, the north of England and Scotland could see snow, and the rest of the country is expected to see snow on Tuesday next week. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. By lunchtime, warm air aloft will transition the snow over to mainly rain, with some sleet and freezing rain (ice clinging to the trees, powerlines) mixing in at times.

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