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U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement that Tillerson talked about the recent meeting of foreign ministers in Canada on North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Attempts by the sponsors of the " partnership " to present it as a universal and impartial mechanism are cynical, Ryabkov argued. "In fact, we are talking about an attempt to replace the functions of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and the United Nations Security Council".
  • The Andrew Cuomo Tax Campaign

    The Andrew Cuomo Tax Campaign

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    Cuomo has proposed replacing New York's state income tax with a payroll tax levied on companies for the wages they pay employees. They also said they are talking to other states about potentially joining the coalition. Gov. Cuomo said Friday he does not believe the federal corruption trial of his former top aide, Joseph Percoco, will impact badly on him. No decision has been made on where the action will be filed, Malloy said.
  • Flooding in Paris: the water level continues to rise

    Flooding in Paris: the water level continues to rise

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    Rivers were also spilling their banks across 13 northern and eastern French departments still on flood alert , though the Rhine, which was completely closed to traffic Tuesday, has been reopened south of Strasbourg. 'I understand that people might fear the floods because of the strength of the current but here we are in a port, no current, so there is no fear'.
  • These 3 Democrats Will Respond To Trump's State Of The Union

    These 3 Democrats Will Respond To Trump's State Of The Union

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    One of Prince William County's newest state legislators will provide one of two Democratic responses to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address . The minority party's response is typically delivered on national television immediately following the president's speech. Kennedy rose to prominence past year for his speeches blasting Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare and criticizing Trump's response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., that left at least one ...
  • Philippine leader tells Suu Kyi to ignore rights criticism

    Philippine leader tells Suu Kyi to ignore rights criticism

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    Aung San Suu Kyi is encumbered with many restraints about which we have often expressed sympathy. While he joined in hopes of working on a long-term solution to the plight of the Rohingya in Burma, also known as Myanmar, "I discovered that this board was being used as a cheerleading squad for the government".
  • Hillary Clinton didn't fire adviser accused of sexual harassment

    Hillary Clinton didn't fire adviser accused of sexual harassment

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    Instead, Clinton ordered the adviser, Burns Strider , to attend counseling and withheld his salary for several weeks. The woman who made the accusation against Mr. The 30-year-old told Ms O'Connell Mr Strider rubbed her shoulders, kissed her forehead and send her inappropriate emails. According to the report, the young woman accusing Strider had signed a non-disclosure form as a part of her work on the campaign, and declined to comment.
  • The US is open for fair business

    The US is open for fair business

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    The first USA president to address the World Economic Forum in 20 years, Trump also cited his experience as a businessman as the reason for the United States stock market's strong performance, claiming the market would be 100 points worse off had he not been elected.
  • Syrian opposition to announce Sochi decision Saturday

    Syrian opposition to announce Sochi decision Saturday

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    A suspected chemical weapons attack by the regime on the rebel stronghold of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus left at least 21 people with breathing problems on Monday, prompting a sharp U.S. "The HNC announces the boycott of the Sochi conference that Russian Federation had invited it to", the tweet in Arabic on the High Negotiations Committee (HNC)'s account said after UN- brokered talks in Vienna .
  • Trump denies he ordered sacking of Robert Mueller

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    The New York Times said White House counsel Don McGahn opposed the firing decision, telling senior officials it would have a "catastrophic effect" on Mr Trump's presidency. "If Mueller also has evidence that the Trump campaign coordinated with the Russians, the president's attempt to fire Mueller only invites an obstruction charge", Hosko said.
  • Deaths of billionaire Toronto couple being investigated as double homicide

    Deaths of billionaire Toronto couple being investigated as double homicide

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    Barry (75) and Honey (70) Sherman were found dead in their home on December 15. A few days after the Shermans' deaths, police said that an autopsy showed they died from "ligature neck compressions". Police have released the home back to the family. Now, Toronto police have revealed some hints as to what occurred between 13 December, when the couple were last seen, and 15 December, when their bodies were discovered.
  • Teens charged with assault for exposing allergic classmate to pineapple

    Teens charged with assault for exposing allergic classmate to pineapple

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    The girl was taken to a nurse's office, treated with epinephrine and taken to the hospital. One students overheard what happened and immediately went to the victim and told her, police said. The girls were not identified because they are juveniles. "The interesting thing about food allergies is that every person's level of reactivity is a little different", said Dr.
  • Casino Mogul And RNC Leader Steve Wynn Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

    Casino Mogul And RNC Leader Steve Wynn Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

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    Dozens of employees told WSJ that there was a a sexualized pattern to Wynn's behavior, and some former workers said they would occasionally book fake appointments with the manicurists, the masseuses, and other female employees so they could get avoid performing services in Wynn's office.
  • Abe to meet Moon on February 9 in S. Korea

    Abe to meet Moon on February 9 in S. Korea

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    The North has long said it is open to talks without preconditions, but the United States says it must first take concrete steps towards denuclearisation, although the administration of President Donald Trump has at times sent mixed and conflicting messages on the issue.
  • 17 killed, 110 injured in Kabul blast

    17 killed, 110 injured in Kabul blast

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    Wahid Majroh, a public health ministry spokesman, confirmed to Xinhua that 79 injured had been shifted to Kabul hospitals after the deadly incident. In a similar attack, at least 4o people had lost their lives at Intercontinental hotel on January 20. Of those killed, 14 were foreign nationals - including four Americans - and eight were Afghans, according to the Ministry of Interior.
  • Doctor's sentence next for assaulting gymnasts

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    He was previously sentenced to 60 years in jail on federal child pornography charges. The prominent judge who presided over the sexual assault case against US gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar is also a crime novelist. Many also say their hearts are with the athletes Nassar victimized. "As we were being sexually violated, Larry was sexually aroused by our humiliation", she said.
  • Canada's Business Leaders Urged To Promote NAFTA As Trade Talks Resume

    Canada's Business Leaders Urged To Promote NAFTA As Trade Talks Resume

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    Business Council of Canada president John Manley said he believes the fallout from the USA tax changes on the Canadian economy could be even bigger than the negatives associated with the potential demise of the NAFTA. That Canadian city is right across the river from Detroit. USDA has also been pointing out how some Chinese price support programs have been harmful to different segments of USA agriculture.
  • Court halts execution of Alabama inmate with dementia

    Court halts execution of Alabama inmate with dementia

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    Madison was sentenced to death for killing Mobile Police Officer Julius Schulte, who had responded to a domestic disturbance call involving Madison. Instead, he fetched a pistol and came back to the home and shot Schulte in the back of the head.
  • PA Supreme Court denies stay regarding latest gerrymandering ruling

    PA Supreme Court denies stay regarding latest gerrymandering ruling

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    The U.S. Supreme Court on January 18 delayed that lower-court order while similar court challenges to partisan gerrymandered congressional districts in Texas, Pennsylvania and Maryland also are pending in federal court. Supreme Court to delay that order as well, so the new map will not be used in this year's elections. Pennsylvania now has 13 Republicans and five Democrats serving in the House.
  • US Government is shut down over Democrat immigration dreams

    US Government is shut down over Democrat immigration dreams

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    President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of prioritizing services and security for noncitizens over USA citizens. Trump blamed the Democrats for the shutdown which comes exactly a year after he was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States .
  • What's Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) Downside After Touching 52-Week Low?

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    For the current Fiscal Quarter, 10 analysts on average are expecting earnings of $-0.09 per share. Along w/the poor results, NWL announced (more) strategic changes, incl. Currently, Las Vegas Sands Corp.net profit margin for the 12 months is at 20.03%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.78 EPS.
  • Rep. Pat Meehan will have to step aside, Republican insiders say

    Rep. Pat Meehan will have to step aside, Republican insiders say

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    Meehan, 62, is now subject to a review by the House Ethics Committee, which he sat on until the reports . Meehan wrote in a letter Thursday to his campaign chairman that that he will not run for reelection in Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district, despite his intention to do so, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported .
  • In search of QB answers, Broncos ask tough questions at Senior Bowl

    In search of QB answers, Broncos ask tough questions at Senior Bowl

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    As he begins the NFL Draft process this week by meeting teams at the Senior Bowl practices, he must convince them he's not somebody else. They have made some bad decisions with the position in recent years, and have really not had a franchise quarterback since Bernie Kosar was playing for the now-Baltimore Ravens.
  • RSS chief flouts govt circular, unfurls flag at Kerala school

    RSS chief flouts govt circular, unfurls flag at Kerala school

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    A book written by RSS leader R Hari was released by Mohan Bhagwat by handing over a copy to KK Mohammed, former director of the Archeological Survey of India (ASI). During the last Independence day celebrations, Mohan Bhagavat had triggered controversy by hoisting the national flag at the Palakkad Karnaki Amman School.
  • Clouds return Friday. Rain returns Saturday

    Clouds return Friday. Rain returns Saturday

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    So you can certainly say it's quite a cold start this morning compared to how this week started; however, the temperatures we have this morning are actually fairly close to where they should be for this time of the year. "The system will likely give the area a good soaking with 1-2" in most spots, but isolated amounts, over a period of several hours, may see up to 3".
  • Dutch spies watched as Russians hacked US Democrats

    Dutch spies watched as Russians hacked US Democrats

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    The Dutch intelligence may have contributed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election race, the report said . According to the report, AIVD no longer has access to Cozy Bear hacker's network, although it is still unclear as to what caused the cyberespionage campaign to come to an end.
  • Korea's inspection team in S. Korea

    Korea's inspection team in S. Korea

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    All Koreans should "promote contact, travel, cooperation between North and South Korea ", Pyongyang said , adding it will "smash" all challenges against reunification of the Korean peninsula . Included in the group is the 12-woman ice hockey team who will meet and train with their new South Korean teammates. North and South Korea will march under one flag as the joint team competes in Pyeongchang.
  • FBI's missing messages wouldn't fly for Joe Q. Citizen

    FBI's missing messages wouldn't fly for Joe Q. Citizen

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    Trump already knows the private advice his lawyers have offered, so when he adds that qualifier to his stated desire to testify, the odds are high that this testimony does not happen and all hell breaks loose legally and politically if and when Trump formally says no to Mueller.
  • Senate Dem: Firing Mueller a red line Trump 'cannot cross'

    Senate Dem: Firing Mueller a red line Trump 'cannot cross'

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    Flynn has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Sergey Kislyak, who was the Russian ambassador to the United States at the time , and said he was cooperating with Mueller's investigation into potential coordination between Trump associates and Russia to influence the 2016 election.
  • Day programmes in Kashmir pass off peacefully