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Global President Trump visits MLK memorial
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As the partial USA government shutdown enters its 31st day on Monday, Americans will be able to visit the Martin Luther King Jr . Memorial in Washington DC on Monday in recognition of the holiday honoring the civil rights leader. campus and community celebration at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh campus on Martin Luther King Jr . "He inspired us to change through legislative process to become a more ideal union".

Global Venezuelan soldiers call for coup against Maduro before being arrested
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Miguel Pizarro, deputy to the National Assembly for the city of Petare, said the march Wednesday will be the day citizens will show their power and millions of Venezuelans will tell the worldwide community that the fight will not end. Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez accused Pence of having ordered "terrorists" to carry out acts of violence during Wednesday's protest after the USA vice president's tweet.

Global Top court allows Trump transgender troop ban
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While one nationwide injunction against the ban remains in effect-meaning Trump's policy can not yet be implemented-Slate's Mark Joseph Stern noted that the Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling makes it likely that the remaining injunction will "soon be reversed".

Global Satellite PHOTOS of Damage Done to Damascus Airport by Israeli Strike Revealed
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Israeli firm ImageSat has published photos allegedly showing the extent of the damage done to the Damascus International Airport in the course of the latest Israeli air raids. Conricus also said the missile was sacked from a location near Damascus in "an area that we have been promised that the Iranians would not be in" - a promise presumably made by Russian Federation although Conricus refused to confirm this.

Global He Jiankui Fired in Wake of CRISPR Babies Investigation
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The Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) scientist had followed up this announcement with a presentation at the International Genome Editing Summit where he proclaimed he felt " proud " of the same accomplishment that some scientists have described as an "appalling act that threatens to set back the field of therapeutic genome editing".

Global Corbyn holds back from conceding to calls for second European Union referendum
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The EU insists it will not renegotiate the withdrawal agreement. Mrs May held a conference call with her Cabinet on Sunday. Sir Keir said: It seems inevitable to me that the government will have to apply for an extension of Article 50. He denied claims he was seeking to prevent Britain leaving the European Union after International Trade Secretary Liam Fox accused pro-Remain MPs of trying to "hijack" the 2016 referendum vote.

Global Secret North Korean missile site found, report says
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A second summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was formally announced following Kim's meetings in Washington and is now scheduled for the end of February and widely expected to take place in Vietnam. The Beyond Parallel report identified the Sino-ri Missile Operating Base, which has never been declared by Kim Jong Un's regime. The KPA Strategic Force is responsible for all ballistic missile tests.

Global Snow, sleet and freezing rain: Winter Weather Advisory issued for Tuesday night
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Rain showers, windy southwest winds between 20-25mph and wind gusts near 40mph. Our high temperature for Wednesday will occur just after midnight at 37-42, followed by falling temperatures with west winds 20-40 miles per hour. Cloudy, with temperatures falling to around 22 by 5 p.m. Patchy rain will continue as heavier, solid rain moves eastward. Along with the warm temperatures and rain , there are also going to be intense winds across the province.

Global Year Old Duke of Edinburgh Crashes His Land Rover In The UK
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Many commentators use high profile auto crashes involving elderly drivers as a reason to call for bans or restrictions on older drivers. In a statement, Norfolk police said both Prince Philip and the woman driving the Kia were given a Breathalyzer test, and both test results were negative.

Global Trump marks MLK day with memorial visit
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King was, 'Now is the time to make the real promises of democracy.' You think of how he changed America", Pence told host Margaret Brennan. That's exactly what President Trump is calling on the Congress to do: Come to the table in a spirit of good faith.

Global Facebook's WhatsApp limits users to five text forwards to curb rumors
Author: 0 Facebook's WhatsApp limits users to five text forwards to curb rumors

This new update is now rolling out to WhatsApp users worldwide. WhatsApp said the results of its six-month test in India had shown that forwarding reduced significantly as a result of the restriction. The WhatsApp app logo is seen on a smartphone. Android users will be the first to receive the update, and it will arrive shortly afterwards on iPhone.

Global Londonderry on hijacking alert
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Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton said the device was "to some degree effective", adding that it "wasn't so effective that it created widespread damage". U.K. Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley said the dissidents' "campaign of hatred and violence is unfortunately nothing new", but wouldn't succeed.

Global White House delegation cancels Davos trip
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had been expected to lead the USA team, according to two senior administration officials. He tweeted this evening: "I will be making a major announcement concerning the humanitarian crisis on our southern border, and the shutdown, this afternoon at 3pm (8pm GMT), live from the White House ".

Global In Video, Trump Gives Support to March for Life Participants
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Jeanne Mancini, president of March for Life , welcomed the crowd and thanked them for coming once again to march to end abortion, what she called "the greatest human rights abuse of our time". MCCAMMON: Leanne Jamieson runs a crisis pregnancy center in Texas that counsels women against abortion. No. 1: The march got its start in 1973 with a seemingly insignificant protest in response to the landmark Supreme Court decisions of Roe v Wade and Doe v Bolton.

Global Giuliani tries to clean up comments about Trump Tower Moscow
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CNN's Jake Tapper made a valiant effort to extract clarity from President Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani , in an interview on State of the Union Sunday. "But the president's recollection of them is that the thing had petered out quite a bit". "Anything that happened between the lawyers would have been part of the joint defense agreement", Giuliani told Daily News, claiming all parties involved believed Cohen's planned testimony was truthful.

Global Kamala Harris Launches 2020 Presidential Bid
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First-term Democratic Senator Kamala Harris of California, a rising party star and outspoken critic of President Donald Trump's immigration policies , launched her 2020 campaign for the White House on Monday by touting her prior career as a prosecutor .

Global Arctic air, gusts make for risky cold
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Temperatures will only reach a bitter high of 13 degrees later today . However, still, 10-15 degrees below normal for Highs. Temperatures will hover in the upper single digits to lower teens for a January 21 that is one of the coldest on record.

Global About 170 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean shipwrecks
Author: 0 About 170 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean shipwrecks

The Italian president Sergio Mattarella, who has urged that the government show more compassion for migrants, on Saturday expressed his "deep sorrow for the tragedy that has taken place in the Mediterranean". Last year, 2,262 people lost their lives trying to reach Europe across the Mediterranean, according to the UNHCR. He said 100 people had reached Italy so far this year compared with 2,000 in the same period of 2018.

Global Israeli military says it struck Iranian targets in Syria after missile intercept
Author: 0 Israeli military says it struck Iranian targets in Syria after missile intercept

Israel says it is has launched airstrikes against Iranian Revolutionary Guards special forces, Quds, inside Syria. Israel said it intercepted a rocket fired at the Golan Heights, a disputed Israeli territory on the border with Syria. The airstrike on Damascus is said to have taken place after an Iranian plane had just landed in the Syrian capital and with a second on its way . Mr Netanyahu and other Israeli officials have been speaking more openly about the Syria strikes in recent days, ...

Global Trump to make announcement on shutdown
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Dick Durban, the Democratic whip in the Senate, said: "I cannot support the proposed offer as reported and do not believe it can pass the Senate". Decrying what he called a "badly broken" US immigration system, Trump said, "I am here today to break the logjam and provide Congress with a path forward to end the government shutdown and solve the crisis along the southern border".

Global Police Talk To Prince Philip About Not Wearing a Seatbelt
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Prince Philip was involved in a terrifying auto collision on Thursday afternoon, Buckingham Palace has confirmed. Wrapped in a long wool coat, and looking cheerful, the Queen smiled while attending a chilly church service in the United Kingdom on Sunday.

Global Kim summit: Second meeting by February-end
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The White House made the announcement after the president met with Kim Yong Chol , the North Korean envoy to the US, behind closed doors for an hour-and-a-half on Friday. Trump accepted the date Friday afternoon after meeting Kim's right-hand man and top spy chief, Kim Yong Chol, in the Oval Office for an hour and a half.

Global Trump says amnesty not part of negotiations for border wall along Mexico
Author: 0 Trump says amnesty not part of negotiations for border wall along Mexico

Democratic leaders in Congress declared the plan dead on arrival, issuing a spate of statements based on early news reports of what Trump meant to propose. The shutdown, now in its 29th day, has left hundreds of thousands federal workers suffering . While Clyburn pressed the Democratic insistence that Trump agree to open the government to allow time for negotiations, the idea of trading border funding for permanent deportation relief is an idea that's had broad bipartisan support in the ...

Global Wind-chill advisory issued for northeast IN, northwest Ohio
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A Wind Chill Advisory has been issued in the wake of a winter storm that brought rain, snow and ice to the Pittsburgh region. "Periods of snow associated with this weather system will continue today and taper off later tonight or early Sunday morning", the latest update to the statement, issued shortly before 11 a.m., reads.

Global Zimbabwe shuts down internet again amid unrest
Author: 0 Zimbabwe shuts down internet again amid unrest

The government's earlier Internet shutdown request, which lasted for two days this week, was challenged in court by media and human rights groups, reports New Zimbabwe . Photographs show a protester with a broken leg, another with a split lip, and others of protesters being arrested. Soldiers still controlled the long fuel lines in the capital on Friday, and many wary residents stayed at home.

Global Stopped people from looting so they formed 'Mahagatbandhan': PM Modi
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Leaders of India's main opposition parties join their hands together during "United India" rally ahead of the general election , in Kolkata , India, January 19, 2019. H.D Deve Gowda, who was briefly prime minister in the 1990s, said regional parties were powerful but "cannot save India without uniting". Arvind Kejriwal, chief minister of Delhi, said Modi had failed to fulfil his promises including job creation.

Global Boys in Trump hats mock Native American; school condemns students
Author: 0 Boys in Trump hats mock Native American; school condemns students

Some of the boys could be seen wearing hoodies and jackets with the name of Covington Catholic High School, an all-boys' school in Northern Kentucky . 'The behavior shown in that video is just a snapshot of what indigenous people have faced and are continuing to face, ' Buffalo said. The slogan is popular with those who are fervent supporters of U.S.

Global Donald Trump honors return of four Americans killed in Syria
Author: 0 Donald Trump honors return of four Americans killed in Syria

In a statement , Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Robert P. Ashley Jr. described Wirtz as a patriot. Three other USA service members were wounded in the bombing of a popular restaurant in the city of Manbij. He said the troops would begin coming home "now". Mixed Kurdish-Arab Syrian forces liberated Manbij from ISIS in 2016 with the help from the US -led coalition.

Global Thousands join women's marches for third year
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Loomer yelled the name of Women's March leader Linda Sarsour and other organizers, calling them "Jew-haters". Turmoil within the organization has led to some members requesting the resignation of the national group's co-chairs. - I would not go this time, now that all of this has come to light", Tarlov said on "Outnumbered" Friday. "That's just the reality", Mallory added.

Global Kirsten Gillibrand launches her bid for the presidency
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Appearing on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night, Gillibrand said she is forming an exploratory committee as a first step toward running for office. At that time, she was a little-known congresswoman from a rural district in upstate NY. They do, though, give us a window into how those who most closely follow politics are thinking.

Global Oxford University: Huawei Research Funding Is No Longer Welcome
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Republican Carrego said: "Huawei and ZTE have systematically undermined the security of the United States and the cybersecurity network". In the meantime, the two nations seem to be embroiled in a tit for tat battle, beginning with the detaining of chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou .

Global Man Arrested Over Murder Of Aiia Maasarwe class= next-head
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A brutal, opportunist killer is on the loose in Melbourne , with Australian police desperately appealing to the community for information as they investigate the murder of 21-year-old Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe . The body has not yet been formally identified. On Friday, her father Saeed Maasarve stopped by a floral memorial to his daughter at La Trobe University.

Global 'Disappointing' Geneva nuclear arms talks with Russian Federation
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The consultations will be held behind closed doors. Moscow claims the U.S.is violating the treaty. "We are still ready to work to save the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty", Russia's top diplomat told reporters. Ryabkov said Tuesday's talks in Geneva centred on SSC-8 system but that United States demands regarding the missile were unacceptable. Speaking to Serbia's Politika newspaper, Putin said: "Despite the US' declared intention to withdraw from the INF Treaty , we are ...

Global Winter Storm Watch Issued For Chicago Area Starting Friday
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Blowing and drifting snow is expected to create poor visibility throughout Sunday , especially along the hilltops. Friday - Cloudy, with a high near 33. A strong cold front will move through Central Alabama Saturday afternoon/evening. Travel will become harder as the day goes on Friday and we do not advise you to be on the roads.

Global Divers spot giant white shark off Hawaii coast
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Ocean Ramsey , co-founder of One Ocean Diving and a marine biologist/conservationist who has spent years diving with sharks around the world, is among those who swam with one of these titanic sharks. "There was a dead sperm whale in the area and we did observe her swimming over to it and eating it on a regular basis throughout the day". The shark got her name from Discovery Channel diver Mauricio Hoyos Padilla, who swam with the creature as part of a Shark Week documentary.

Global Trump Unveils Ambitious Missile Defense Plans
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Trump also announced that the United States would deploy 20 new missile interceptors in Alaska as part of a new missile-defense strategy. Trump is expected to make a roughly 30-minute speech in the Pentagon auditorium in which he will outline that the United States is postured primarily to defend the homeland against potential missile attacks from rogue nations, primarily North Korea and Iran , which have ballistic missile capabilities, the officials from the White House said on the ...

Global El Chapo Bribed Former Mexico President Nieto, Witness Claims
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Alex Cifuentes, a Colombian drug trafficker who describes himself as Guzman's former "right-hand, left-hand man", claimed that Pena Nieto initially asked for $250 million, and Guzman later boasted about paying him $100 million in October 2012, when he was still president-elect, Reuters reports.

Global Canada warns China goers to beware of arbitrary local laws
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She continued, adding that, "I think I speak for all Canadians that we really understand how hard the situation is and I think the Schellenberg family has our country's sympathy". While Schellenberg was initially detained in Liaoning province in 2015, his case assumed significance in the backdrop of increased tensions between Canada and China over Huawei CFO Meng's arrest .

Global Irish PM denies having secret no-deal Brexit plan for border checks
Author: 0 Irish PM denies having secret no-deal Brexit plan for border checks

The 230-vote margin of defeat for Mrs May's Brexit deal in the House of Commons was the largest defeat for a government in parliamentary history. "It is critically important now that we remain solid in our commitment to the withdrawal agreement, and we await what the British Government will do next", said the minister.

Global Minister open to Australia Day date change
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The above message posted by the prime minister's Twitter account this morning was flooded with critical comments from social media users. Visiting the NT to announce a 216-million-Australian dollar (155.6 million US dollars) package to save the iconic Kakadu National Park, Morrison said the territory would be responsible for its own "heavy lifting".

Global South Africa and Zimbabwe engages on Western sponsored protests
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The videos inspired the ThisFlag movement that led mass protests across the country against Robert Mugabe, the long-time president who was ousted in 2017 after a military takeover. Zimbabwe can be a prosperous nation, prosperity brings about peace, not guns and murder... "We urge workers and citizens everywhere to stay at home", ZCTU tweeted.

Global Isil blast strikes near United States patrol in Syria's Manbij
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The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 16 people were killed in the U.S. patrolled town of Manbij, including nine civilians and others were wounded in the blast. An Isis-affiliated website, Amaq, said a suicide attacker with an explosive vest had targeted a foreign military patrol. Photographs on a local Kurdish news site, which could not be verified, showed two mutilated bodies and several other bodies lying on the ground with people gathered around them.

Global Erdogan: Turkey gives U.S. evidence of YPG 'torture' in Syria
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This photo released by the press office of the Kurdish militia, People's Protection Units or YPG, shows protesters waving giant flags of the YPG and other parties and militias, during a demonstration against Turkish threats, in Afrin, Aleppo province, north Syria on Thursday, Jan 18, 2018.

Global Israeli PM confirms weekend strikes in Syria
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An Israeli military spokesman declined to say how many tunnels had been discovered in total, but the army has announced six since the operation was launched. Outgoing IDF chief Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot appeared at his final cabinet meeting, ending a four-year term and 40-year army career. The powerful Shiite militant Hezbollah, which acts independently in Lebanon, has yet to comment on the Israeli discoveries.

Global Five die as terrorists storm Dusit D2 hotel in Nairobi
Author: 0 Five die as terrorists storm Dusit D2 hotel in Nairobi

Mohamed Yasin Jama lost two work colleagues. Among those believed to have died are a British man and American woman, whose bodies were identified based on identification documents. The Islamic extremist group al-Shabab is claiming responsibility for Tuesday's terrorist attack on a hotel and office complex in Nairobi, Kenya . The United States commended Kenyan authorities and said it was providing unspecified assistance in the response.

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