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They sparred openly, however, over alleged Russian interference in elections after Lavrov said his United Kingdom counterpart had declared there's no evidence Russia meddled in Britain's 2016 referendum on leaving the EU. BORIS JOHNSON has clashed publicly with his Russian counterpart over Moscow's alleged cyber attacks on the West, as the two men met in Moscow. Had they been successful, he said, "that would have been an entirely different matter".
  • Palestinian teenager accused of slapping Israeli troops held until trial

    Palestinian teenager accused of slapping Israeli troops held until trial

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    The young girl has achieved global notoriety and has become the focus of a heated propaganda war between Israel and Palestinians protesting the occupation of the West Bank . Palestinian witnesses said they saw at least two Palestinians arrested, with clashes continuing today. Rights advocates have condemned Israel's treatment of Ahed and organisations including Amnesty International have demanded her immediate release.
  • North Korea: Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet the 'spasm of a lunatic'

    North Korea: Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet the 'spasm of a lunatic'

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    Trump praised China for its efforts to restrict oil and coal supplies to North Korea but said Beijing could do much more to help constrain Pyongyang. Defections are likely a concern, along with what their minders might deem to be ideological "contamination", so they are kept under close scrutiny.
  • Facebook selfie nails murder probe of 21-year-old in Canada

    Facebook selfie nails murder probe of 21-year-old in Canada

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    She said they had got drunk which ends up in a heated argument. This photo of Cheyenne Antoine (left) and Brittney Gargol (right) discovered by police showed Antoine's belt to be the same as the one found at the murder scene. Antoine claims she has no memory of the strangling - but didn't deny that she killed her. She also played the part of concerned friend, asking Facebook if anyone had seen Gargol.
  • USA fisherman sues driver of boat after collision

    USA fisherman sues driver of boat after collision

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    The sheriff's report also noted Larsen gets around with the assistance of a motorized scooter when on land. The incident took place on August 12, 2017 near the mouth of the Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean, and the lawsuit was filed earlier this month by Bryan Maess against Marlin Lee Larsen, 75.
  • Kelly Says Trump Now Believes Border Wall Is Unnecessary

    Kelly Says Trump Now Believes Border Wall Is Unnecessary

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    Kelly said on Fox that he told the caucus that "they all say things during the course of campaigns that may or may not be fully informed". The comments were an unusual instance of a White House chief of staff seeming to undercut public statements made by the president, in the process contradicting the central message of "Build the wall" that defined Trump's presidential campaign.
  • Juncker says would like Britain to rejoin European Union after Brexit

    Juncker says would like Britain to rejoin European Union after Brexit

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    The Taoiseach also laid out a case for continued closed cooperation between Northern Ireland and the EU after the United Kingdom left - hinting that there was a strong mandate for the province to remain closely tied to the Union. "The U.K. has guaranteed that whatever the future relationship with the European Union is, a hard border on the island will be avoided", Varadkar said.
  • Decision On Justine Damond Shooting Won't Come Before 2018

    Decision On Justine Damond Shooting Won't Come Before 2018

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    A decision on whether Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed Noor should be charged in the shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond will be made sometime in 2018, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said Thursday. The case sparked outcry in Australia and the U.S. and led to the resignation of the Minneapolis police chief. The two cops were later placed on administrative leave.
  • Syria Responds to Tillerson's US Military Engagement Pledge

    Syria Responds to Tillerson's US Military Engagement Pledge

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    The United States has deployed around 2,000 ground troops to Syria and its warplanes patrol over the east of the country, hunting remnants of IS, which was largely routed from the country a year ago. But he also urged "patience" for Assad's departure while calling for UN-supervised elections. As a presidential candidate, U.S. President Donald Trump was critical of his predecessors' military interventions in the Middle East and Afghanistan.
  • Tory Brexit mutineers play the long game

    Tory Brexit mutineers play the long game

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    Theresa May has been warned her Brexit could be undone by future generations as key legislation cleared the House of Commons. The draft legislation passed by 324 votes to 295. The Scottish Government's economy secretary Keith Brown described the figures as "more modest than we would like" but said the fact that there was expansion in the economy was "heartening".
  • Donald Trump reveals highly anticipated 'Fake News Awards'

    Donald Trump reveals highly anticipated 'Fake News Awards'

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    He named the New York Times twice, and ABC , Time magazine and Newsweek received one nod each. Continuing his face-off with the American media , United States President Donald Trump has now declared the " Fake News Award " and slammed the "unfair coverage" by leading media houses.
  • Projected snow amounts increase, Winter Storm Warning in effect

    Projected snow amounts increase, Winter Storm Warning in effect

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    Most areas will see 1 to 3 inches, with higher numbers possible for areas close to and west of I-95. As high pressure over the South makes its way east over the next two days, a significant warm-up is expected to wash over the middle of the nation, with high temperatures rising into the 30s and even low 40s for the Dakotas by Thursday.
  • Will the USA betray the Syrian Kurds?

    Will the USA betray the Syrian Kurds?

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    Akar's remarks followed the announcement from the US military command in Baghdad over the weekend, that the U.S.is going to organize and train a "Border Security Force" in northeastern Syria . "Is the duty of protecting North Atlantic Treaty Organisation borders left to terror groups?" Turkish troops along the border have begun shelling Syrian Kurdish fighters in the Syrian town of Afrin, and Ankara says it's beginning preparations for an assault on the Kurdish contingent there.
  • Pakistan PM backs terrorist Hafiz Saeed, ex-US diplomat calls it 'alarming'

    Pakistan PM backs terrorist Hafiz Saeed, ex-US diplomat calls it 'alarming'

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    Abbasi on Indian Bipin Rawat's comment said, "Indian Army chief will not speak in our favour". It is a fact that Pakistan has nuclear capability and we have demonstrated it, and there is need for India to understand that (when) there are violations of the Line of Control, these things will not go without retaliation.
  • WV voters give Trump 51 percent rating

    WV voters give Trump 51 percent rating

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    The persistence of Trump's first-year blues is unprecedented for a president so early in his term, according to the AP report. Independent voters are equally as unimpressed: just 27% would give Trump an "A" or "B", while 45% gave Trump a "D" or "F".
  • Parents Face Court Date For Chaining Up Kids

    Parents Face Court Date For Chaining Up Kids

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    When police responded, she was so malnourished they thought she was 10 years old. The teen climbed through a window and managed to call police using a deactivated phone she found inside the bungalow. TIPS: Do you know the signs of child abuse and neglect and what to do if you see them? After they are healthy and ready to be released , then Child Protective Services will ask the court for approval to care for them and find them guardians.
  • Kazakhstan bus fire kills 52 with few survivors

    Kazakhstan bus fire kills 52 with few survivors

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    Kenes said five people on the bus who survived the fire also were Uzbek citizens. The route is frequently used by migrant workers heading to Russian Federation, where many work on building sites. A photograph posted online from the site showed the bus completely burned out. The ministry named the vehicle as a Hungarian-made Ikarus. Officials say the bus caught fire at 10:30 a.m.
  • 'I am not a racist', says Trump

    'I am not a racist', says Trump

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    Trump piled on Monday , accusing Durbin of misrepresenting what he said and of damaging prospects for a deal to protect young immigrants who were brought to the USA illegally as children. Ivana Trump, who was married to Donald Trump from 1977 to 1992, said the pair remain friends and she still talks to him on the phone, mostly about the kids and holidays.
  • Trump slams Clinton during surprise visit at White House women's event

    Trump slams Clinton during surprise visit at White House women's event

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    The interview with the House Intelligence Committee comes after Bannon's public falling out with the president over comments made to author Michael Wolff for his book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. Jackson said he's going to have a nutrition specialist come meet with the White House chefs. The former White House strategist has no firsthand knowledge of the meeting between Team Trump members and that Russian lawyer.
  • Top US general says 'not giving up' on Pakistan ties

    Top US general says 'not giving up' on Pakistan ties

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    During her visit, she urged the Pakistani government to act against the Haqqani network, a faction of the Afghan Taliban that Washington and Kabul claim have taken refuge in Pakistan along with other terror groups. A surprise New Year's Day tweet by US President Donald Trump in which he appeared to decree an end to US aid for Pakistan sent US officials scrambling to suspend security assistance without even knowing how much aid they were freezing, four US officials said.
  • Defence Minister Sitharaman conducts sortie in Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jet

    Defence Minister Sitharaman conducts sortie in Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jet

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    The Minister told the media that she felt "very proud and thankful" to the Air Force for letting her have the experience of flying in a fighter craft. She also wore a helmet with an oxygen mask, the reports said. According to news agency PTI , the defence minister did so to review operational preparedness and combat capabilities.
  • Demonetised notes worth Rs 100 cr seized in Kanpur

    Demonetised notes worth Rs 100 cr seized in Kanpur

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    The Centre had banned these high-value notes in a surprise move in November 2016. UP police busts biggest haul of old notes in Kanpur. "A raid was conducted by teams of the Reserve Bank of India ( RBI ) and Income Tax (IT) department officials", an official told ANI.
  • New California: breakaway state declares independence from California

    New California: breakaway state declares independence from California

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    New California would become the sixth largest state behind NY and "It's (sic) Estimated 25-27 seats in the US House of Representatives will go to New California". New California founders told CBS Sacramento they want to do things the right way by working with the California legislature and showing that the new state can govern itself.
  • Advocate to SC: Aadhaar will cause death of civil rights

    Advocate to SC: Aadhaar will cause death of civil rights

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    The cases that the bench will hear include challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act and the 2013 apex court judgment re-criminalising gay sex between consenting adults. The five-judge bench will be headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra . Divan also posed the question whether the evidenced vulnerability of the Aadhaar database - what with regular reports of data breaches and security threats - compromises national security.
  • Highway 101 to stay shut another week after mudslides

    Highway 101 to stay shut another week after mudslides

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    A ferry is taking passengers between Ventura and the Santa Barbara Harbor, starting at $32. "This is the same debris that went to the ocean in the storm", he said. Emergency officials said hopes were diminishing that they would pull more survivors from the ravaged landscape of hardened muck, boulders and twisted debris left behind by the Tuesday mudslides that scoured a landscape already barren from last year's record-setting wildfires .
  • US Navy to file charges against top brass over 2 deadly collisions

    US Navy to file charges against top brass over 2 deadly collisions

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    After the collisions, the commanding officers, Cmdr. Benson and Sanchez were both relieved of their command after the collisions. The commanding officer, executive officer and command master chief of the destroyer were relieved of their duties days after the incident, which the U.S.
  • Tillerson says 20 nations share goal

    Tillerson says 20 nations share goal

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    The result has been a growing anxiety about North Korea among Americans. We dare not speak of that, however, because the fear of Korean reunification keeps Kim Jong Un awake at night and spurs him to test more ballistic missiles and issue more blood-curdling threats.
  • The Federal Government Is Again Accepting DACA Renewal Applications

    The Federal Government Is Again Accepting DACA Renewal Applications

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    The Trump administration had planned to rescind work permits for the young undocumented immigrants, insisting that it was for Congress to find a solution to the issue of their status. In his ruling, the judge laid out a road map for the government that officials appeared to follow. The agency said it won't be processing applications for those who have never before received DACA protections and no new applications will be accepted.
  • Mother advises daughter Selena not to work with Woody Allen

    Mother advises daughter Selena not to work with Woody Allen

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    Teefey added, "There is no fall person here". 'No one controls her . " Selena is an adult and can make her own choices". "No matter how hard you try to advise, it falls on deaf ears". It actually happened right after I had started. That's something, yes, I had to face and discuss. "I stepped back and thought, 'Wow, the universe works in interesting ways, '" Selena said about working with Woody.
  • African Union Asks Trump To Apologise For 'Shithole' Remarks

    African Union Asks Trump To Apologise For 'Shithole' Remarks

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    Donald Trump , President of the United States of America, which remarks dishonor the celebrated American creed and respect for diversity and human dignity", the African Union mission to the United States said in a blistering statement. I don't know in which context they were made. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin , who attended the lawmakers' meeting, said that "shithole" was the "exact word used by the President , not just once but repeatedly".
  • Philippines volcano spews lava; explosive eruption feared

    Philippines volcano spews lava; explosive eruption feared

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    Officials say that the volcano's eruption could trigger pyroclastic flows that could incinerate everything in their path. Ash clouds could also increase and drift toward the nearby Legazpi City , the provincial capital located just nine miles from Mount Mayon .
  • Russia's Lavrov Warns against Attempts to Partition Syria

    Russia's Lavrov Warns against Attempts to Partition Syria

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    Russian Federation also hopes that France, Germany and the United Kingdom would also resist USA pressure to alter the arrangement, Lavrov added. Russia's distrust of the USA has grown since members of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation went ahead with a plan to deploy a missile defense system in Europe, despite the 2015 nuclear deal struck between Iran and world powers.
  • Canadian unions seek end to hospital services privatisation in Carillion fallout

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    The government will pay these workers for 48 hours, after which the private firms will have to pay the ongoing costs or accept termination of those contracts. Senior management at Bird Capital couldn't be reached for comment. 'As one of Speedy's largest clients, the announcement by Carillion that it has entered into compulsory liquidation is a short-term headwind for the shares, ' said analyst Rahim Karim.
  • Donald Trump must apologise for comments - African Union

    Donald Trump must apologise for comments - African Union

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    Republican Senator Jeff Flake said on Sunday he was told about the remarks by colleagues who attended the meeting, before the news reports emerged. The President has denied making the comment. Trump addressed the issue briefly Sunday as he arrived for dinner at one of his Florida golf clubs with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California.
  • Pope Francis Pelted by Newspaper During Chile Visit

    Pope Francis Pelted by Newspaper During Chile Visit

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    It is alleged that Barros protected priest Fernando Karadima, whom the Vatican found guilty of child abuse in 2011. Bishop Juan Barros of the southern city of Osorno has always denied he knew what Karadima was doing when he was the priest's protege, but many Chileans have a hard time believing that.
  • Year-Old Got a Scratch, Died Weeks Later

    Year-Old Got a Scratch, Died Weeks Later

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    When he took his son to the hospital and mentioned the bat scratch, the doctors were alarmed. Henry Roque told NBC's Today Show his son's troubles began after finding a sick bat, which he placed in a bucket outside his home. That should have decreased the chances of an infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website. A six-year-old boy from Florida died shortly after being bit by a rabid bat.
  • Single Use Coffee Cups Banned By 2030

    Single Use Coffee Cups Banned By 2030

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    Europeans produce 25 million tons of plastic waste annually, but less than 30% of it is now recycled, the commission said . This strategy is set to protect the environment from plastic pollution while transforming the way products are designed, used and recycled in the EU.
  • Possible Meteor: Many Witness Bright Light, Shaking Buildings in MI

    Possible Meteor: Many Witness Bright Light, Shaking Buildings in MI

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    The overhead drama around 8:30 p.m. was a meteor that created a sonic boom as it entered the atmosphere. When it exploded, it created the boom that so many people reported hearing. But he says "it was not thunder or lightning or weather-related". It said that the reports of an explosion taking place in the county are false and there are no such indications of any object landing on ground or causing damage.
  • Ex-CIA officer arrested for possessing classified info

    Ex-CIA officer arrested for possessing classified info

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    According to a US Department of Justice message, the 53-year-old US citizen Jerry Chun Shinley, now a resident of Hong Kong , was in the Central Intelligence Agency from 1994 to 2007. Lee was interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation five separate times in 2013 and never disclosed he had the books. Lee had been living in Hong Kong but was promptly arrested upon his return to the USA on Monday night.