• South Korea, US push to hold working-level video talks
South Korea, US push to hold working-level video talks

The South Korean press has been reporting since Tuesday that top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol is en route to Washington to deliver another letter to Trump from Kim Jong Un and to finalize details for the second Trump-Kim summit.

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  • ISIS Attack in Syria Kills 4 American Troops, Wounds 3
ISIS Attack in Syria Kills 4 American Troops, Wounds 3

It may have been the deadliest attack against USA forces in Syria yet: A suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest amid global forces on a routine patrol in the northern town of Manbij Wednesday. The president eventually said the pullout would be more gradual, but on Friday, a military official said the US-led military coalition had begun the ...

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  • Trump's attorney general pick: Robert Mueller is not overseeing a 'witch hunt'
Trump's attorney general pick: Robert Mueller is not overseeing a 'witch hunt'

She said senior ethics officials were consulted about the memo and have advised that it presents no conflict of interest to Barr's work as attorney general. Democrats - and perhaps Republicans - are sure to have questions about Barr's approach to Mueller, especially since Barr has been critical of the Mueller probe in the past.

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  • Huge Zimbabwe fuel price hike; foreigners to pay in forex
Huge Zimbabwe fuel price hike; foreigners to pay in forex

Witnesses also reported violence in the eastern city of Mutare, where people attacked passenger buses and destroyed some shops. "Cognisant of the need to prevent generalised price increases for goods and services in the country, with the attendant hardships which that will entail especially to the commuting workforce, the government has chose to ...

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  • Trump denies ever working for Russian Federation, blasts investigators
Trump denies ever working for Russian Federation, blasts investigators

On Saturday, the Post reported Trump took notes that his interpreter made during a 2017 meeting in Hamburg with Putin that also was attended by then-secretary of state Rex Tillerson. 'Gas prices drop across the United States because President Trump has deregulated Energy and we are now producing a great deal more oil than ever before, ' Trump...

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  • President Trump Slams Elizabeth Warren’s Instagram ‘Beer Catastrophe’
President Trump Slams Elizabeth Warren’s Instagram ‘Beer Catastrophe’

President Trump mocked Sen. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Beto O'Rourke. In the Instagram video, livestreamed on New Year's Eve, Warren introduces her husband after making her announcement to run for the Democratic nomination for president.

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  • Region under winter weather advisory
Region under winter weather advisory

The snowfall is expected to finally taper off for good before midnight, but not before leaving behind 3-5 inches in parts of South Jersey and DE and 2-3 inches in Philadelphia and portions of the surrounding counties. While we may see a glaze of ice to a tenth of an inch from Roanoke to SML and Blacksburg, the most accumulation is expected in parts...

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  • Theresa May warns of catastrophe if lawmakers don’t back her Brexit deal
Theresa May warns of catastrophe if lawmakers don’t back her Brexit deal

Writing in the Sunday Express ahead of a critical vote this week, May urged lawmakers to "do what is right for the country", because she said rejecting the will of the people would be "a catastrophic and unforgivable breach of trust in our democracy".

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Graham "Depressed" Over Border Wall Stalemate, Seeks Compromise

The partial shutdown began December 22. If no progress is made, he said, then Trump should declare a national emergency as a way to get money to build his wall, a plan not popular with some fellow Republicans. Gingrich lamented the polarization that far trumps that of when he was House Speaker during former President Bill Clinton's administ...

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  • ‘Israeli jets’ target Damascus airport warehouse, ‘most’ missiles intercepted - Syrian media
‘Israeli jets’ target Damascus airport warehouse, ‘most’ missiles intercepted - Syrian media

A Syrian military source said the target appears to have been a "ministry of transport warehouse at Damascus worldwide airport". On December 25 a similar strike near the capital Damascus wounded three Syrian soldiers. Most of the missiles fired by "Israeli military planes" were intercepted at around 11:00 pm (2100 GMT), the source said. ...

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  • Trump Warns Turkey Not to Harm Kurds After U.S. Quits Syria
Trump Warns Turkey Not to Harm Kurds After U.S. Quits Syria

Asked about SDF progress, the spokesman for the USA -led coalition, Colonel Sean Ryan, said: "The SDF is making great progress and continues to liberate more territory once held by ISIS ( Islamic State ), but the fight continues". On Saturday, more than 600 people were evacuated from the remaining Isis holdout in eastern Syria, a monitor said, as U...

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  • Bus crash kills three in Ottawa
Bus crash kills three in Ottawa

Authorities responded to the scene and discovered the vehicle "had run into the bus platform at Westboro station", which resulted in numerous injuries on the bus and platform, according to police. Those who have pictures or video of the crash are being asked to get in touch with police, while passengers on the bus missing property are also asked to...

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  • USA pullout from Syria begins amid confusion over Pentagon timetable
USA pullout from Syria begins amid confusion over Pentagon timetable

On Thursday, Turkey's foreign minister said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had already made the decision to launch an offensive against the Kurds in northern Syria, and that it would go ahead regardless of the presence of American forces. "Trump's remarks continue to be the main point of reference for us". The statement appeared to contradict Joh...

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  • After Comey firing, Federal Bureau of Investigation probed whether president was Russian agent
After Comey firing, Federal Bureau of Investigation probed whether president was Russian agent

Was he working ... wittingly or unwittingly working on their behalf? The investigators working on the inquiry had to assess whether Trump's actions could constitute a possible national security threat. and conspiring to obstruct justice. Such hints were made on two instances - one, in the early draft of Comey's firing letter in which ...

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  • Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard says she is running for president in 2020
Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard says she is running for president in 2020

Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), a veteran of the Iraq War and critic of America's interventionist foreign policy, says she will run for president in 2020 with a message of peace. Gabbard supported legislation that made it more hard for Syrian refugees to enter the U.S. In 2017, Gabbard met with Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad and drew widespread...

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  • Huawei sales director nicked in Poland on suspicion of 'spying'
Huawei sales director nicked in Poland on suspicion of 'spying'

Huawei said it "complies with all applicable laws and regulations in the countries where it operates, and we require every employee to abide by the laws and regulations in the countries where they are based". "On January 8, they were detained, the Internal Security Agency carried out procedural acts, and searches were carried out in many places ...

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  • Parent says racism rife at Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke
Parent says racism rife at Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke

A mother of one of the black students said she was outraged at the segregation and also the fact that not one of the white parents had mentioned it. According to the mother, she dropped of her child at school and around 9am, the teacher posted a photo of the grade R classroom on WhatsApp to give the parents an update on their kids.

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  • How teen escaped after her parents were murdered in their home
How teen escaped after her parents were murdered in their home

Police did not release any other details about the arrest. Authorities began to search for the teenager after deputies called to the Closs home in the city of Barron found her parents, James Closs, 56, and his wife, Denise, 46, dead. Gordon lies about 40 miles south of Lake Superior and about 65 miles north of Barron, Jayme's hometown. The Min...

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  • UK PM Theresa May suffers parliamentary defeat on Brexit procedure
UK PM Theresa May suffers parliamentary defeat on Brexit procedure

She may present parliament with a number of options, including renegotiating the deal with the European Union , a second referendum, no-deal and extending the March 29 Article 50 deadline. Among those voting against were 17 Conservatives, including former ministers Justine Greening, Sam Gyimah and Jo Johnson who want to see another referendum to d...

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  • Connected lawyer involved in Trump Tower meeting charged with obstruction of justice
Connected lawyer involved in Trump Tower meeting charged with obstruction of justice

Veselnitskaya is not in the USA and it's unlikely that she'll ever see court or be taken into custody unless she leaves Russian Federation. While this case doesn't seem directly related to the Trump Tower gathering, it does establish her connections with Russian government officials and other individuals who've been sanctioned under the Magnits...

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  • Manafort accused of sharing Trump polling data with Russian operative
Manafort accused of sharing Trump polling data with Russian operative

The Associated Press said it saw a redacted portion of the filing by the Manafort lawyers that wasn't properly blacked out showing that Manafort lied about sharing political polling data with Kilimnik while he was working on the Trump campaign.

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  • Pompeo rebukes Obama and takes on Iran in Cairo speech
Pompeo rebukes Obama and takes on Iran in Cairo speech

Turkey has angrily rejected USA requests to refrain from attacking Syrian Kurds - key US allies in the fight against the Islamic State , also known as ISIS - when the American troops leave. Many politicians from the ruling coalition of mainly Shi'ite parties called Trump's visit a violation of Iraqi sovereignty and demanded the United Sta...

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  • 'Suspicious packages' found at consulates in Australia
'Suspicious packages' found at consulates in Australia

The police said there were ten "hazardous material" responses taking place throughout the city. " At this time we believe the matter is targeted and not impacting the general community ", the statement said. The Vic Emergency website lists more than 10 "hazardous material" events occurring across Melbourne , which began unfolding from about 1p...

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  • Gabon's military declares coup in order to 'restore democracy'
Gabon's military declares coup in order to 'restore democracy'

The coup backers consisted of just five junior soldiers and no wider plot had apparently swept the ranks of the country's military - although authorities now say they plan to check for sympathisers among the army generals, civil society and opposition leaders mentioned in the rebels' statement.

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  • Australia considers resettling Saudi teen escaping family
Australia considers resettling Saudi teen escaping family

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, a Saudi woman who claims to be fleeing her country and family and is now in Bangkok , Thailand, is shown in this undated photo obtained by Reuters from social media . "Her time in Thailand is uncertain and while it's positive that she has access to UNHCR and her case is being reviewed, we know that the Thai authoritie...

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  • Lok Sabha passes Citizenship Bill for non-Muslims
Lok Sabha passes Citizenship Bill for non-Muslims

The BJP says it is in favor of institutionalizing "constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguards" to the ethnic Assamese, but also wants to give citizenship to Hindus from Bangladesh as the growth in the Hindu population of Assam had been overtaken by that of Muslims.

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  • Saudi women to be informed of divorce by text, new law states
Saudi women to be informed of divorce by text, new law states

Last year, a decades-old driving ban on women was lifted in Saudi Arabia. The move comes as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has started to give women more rights in the conservative kingdom, which included lifting a ban on women driving previous year.

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  • Thirteen Canadian detained in China since Huawei’s CFO arrest: Canadian government
Thirteen Canadian detained in China since Huawei’s CFO arrest: Canadian government

The advisory also warns about China's use of "exit bans" that would prohibit USA citizens from leaving the country, sometimes keeping them in China for years. Kovrig and Spavor remain in custody. He said, "It is not convenient to disclose more information now". The U.S State Department has called for the release of the two Canadians, while Ge...

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  • China and USA to hold trade talks in Beijing next week
China and USA to hold trade talks in Beijing next week

Its one-sentence announcement gave no other details of the agenda or who else would take part. The US and China have exchanged tit-for-tat tariffs on more than $300 billion worth of goods in total two-way trade, locking them in a conflict that has begun to eat into profits and contributed to stock market plunges.

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  • Trump Tweets That Democrats Want to Impeach Him For Being 'Too Successful'
Trump Tweets That Democrats Want to Impeach Him For Being 'Too Successful'

Speaking to reporters in the Rose Garden, Trump said Friday that he thought Tlaib's comments were "disgraceful". Still, it will be hard for Pelosi to quiet some on her left flank who see their new majority as a direct challenge to Trump.

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