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Trump accuses Russian Federation of propping up North Korea

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Despite competing separately , North and South Korea marched together under the Unification flag in the opening ceremonies of the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin and the 2006 Asian Games in Doha. Read More »

Trump goes to Pennsylvania to help Republican in special House election

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Also on Thursday, Trump contradicted his chief of staff by tweeting his views on a southern border wall have not "evolved" - something John Kelly told the Congressional Hispanic Caucus on Wednesday. Speaking before several hundred supporters Thursday, Trump appealed to those base voters. Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to join Saccone on the campaign trail on February 2. Read More »

'Stranger Things' star Harbour featured in student's senior portraits

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And that's not all: "I get to read an esteemed love letter of my choosing, and after the cake is officially cut, I get the very first piece", he declared. "And then I realized it was my own tweet and once I saw that I started shaking really bad", Fregoso said. Following Harbour's message, Twitter rolled up its "sleeves" and by Wednesday, Harbour's tweet reached over 133,000 retweets (at the time of publication). Read More »

Macedonia's place is in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, says NATO chief

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Official Skopje also said that the right conditions exist to move forward with process of finding a solution to the name issue. Until the row is resolved, Athens has agreed only that the country be referred to internationally as "FYROM" (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), the name under which it was admitted to the United Nations in 1993, though the two states last week agreed to hold talks on the matter. Read More »

Stormy Daniels' Popularity on Pornhub Skyrockets After Donald Trump Affair Allegations

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A porn star who was reportedly paid a six-figure sum to stay silent about her relationship with Donald Trump in 2006, has revealed details of their alleged affair to a U.S. We talked to her years ago before Donald Trump even considered running for President under the Republican banner. Designers Tod Waters (L) and Giuliana Mayo (R), creators of Junker Designs, pose with adult film actress Stormy Daniels (C) after a fashion show debuting Junker's new collection at the Rainbow Bar & ... Read More »

Federal government shutdown: Why should you care?

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Lawmakers are frantically before a Friday night deadline. The House is expected to vote as soon as Thursday on the short-term spending bill with the health insurance programme attached. Trump challenged Congress to come up with legislation relating to the Dreamers. And since Republicans control Congress and the White House, Democrats are insistent that it's the responsibility of the GOP to come up with a compromise to keep government open. Read More »

More wind, rain and snow set to sweep country warns Met Éireann

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They say that there is a continued risk of scattered snow showers, and although the showers will be most frequent in Ulster and Connacht, the Status Yellow warning is in place for the entire country. The outlook summary is for cold with wintry showers at first but a spell of heavy rain clearing eastwards to milder conditions on Sunday. "Lowest temperatures of -1C to 2C with moderate to fresh westerly winds strong along Atlantic coasts". Read More »

Montreal man fools police with fake auto made of snow

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Laprise did get a ticket, but the officers certainly didn't think the creator of this snow vehicle was the devil. The machinist and designer posted on Facebook about his personal snowmobile, and later shared a picture of a confused policeman who stopped and stood next to it. Read More »

Woman Allegedly Kicked Out of Chick-fil-A for Breastfeeding Daughter

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The franchise owner - identified as Kimberly Flamm - allegedly told Hornung that if she failed to cover her breasts she would have to leave, even though North Dakota law permits the practice in public. Hornung's post drew thousands of comments and shares from those who support her. I would like to publicly apologize to Macy Hornung for the way I handled the situation on Saturday. Read More »

Turns Out Most Australians Don't Actually Care When Australia Day Is Held

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Victorian Greens MP Lidia Thorpe has suggested flags be flown at half-mast on Australian Day in remembrance of atrocities committed against Indigenous people. "I think it is inevitable that we will become a republic", Wyatt said. With the absolute stubbornness I've seen rear its head time and time again whenever changing the date is mentioned, I figured it was out of some misplaced pride for that specific day. Read More »

Trump calls out Russian Federation for helping North Korea violate economic sanctions

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This photo taken on November 29, 2017 and released on November 30, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un looking at launching of the Hwansong-15 missile which is capable of reaching all parts of the US. But the North has since issued a series of warnings against both the South and the United States. Trump's mental health has been a favourite theme in North Korea's anti-America propaganda and the country has used terms like "psychopath and mentally deranged dotard". Read More »

Trump signs tax, govt spending bills into law

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Trump told reporters. Who knows what voters will think of the tax cuts by November? Trump's comments to his friends also contradict the White House's tune that the middle class would benefit from the tax cut. First lady Melania Trump and son Barron are already at Mar-a-Lago . Congress has approved President Trump's tax reform policies, regardless of the adamant disapproval of the Democrats , BBC reports . Read More »

Malaysia Airlines Passengers Describe 'Hell' Of Emergency Landing At Alice Springs

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As a result the pilots shut down one of the Airbus A330-300's engines and made the call to divert the plane to Alice Springs. "But later - fairly rapidly actually - the pilot said that the situation was under control and that we were returning to Alice Springs and although it was an emergency landing technically, it was going to be like a commercial landing, which in fact happened and we were all very grateful for that". Read More »

Warrantless-spying bill advances in Senate as deadline nears

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According to the Hill, senators voted 65-34 on the bill, which accommodates a six-year extension with minimal changes to the National Security Agency (NSA) program, which gathers information from foreigners overseas but incidentally collects an unknown amount of communications belonging to Americans. Read More »

Teen Killed In Courtroom Shooting

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Events unfolded as a judge wrapped up a hearing involving a firearms charge against the boy and an electronic monitoring device the court assigned him earlier in the case, Minerd said. Geraldine Haynes also said that her grandson had his hands up at the time of the shooting. Joey went over there and grabbed a hold of his shoulder, and the cop let loose of (her) and slung Joey onto the ground ... Read More »

Four cops suspended, probe ordered in boy's death in Mathura encounter

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Chauhan who also denied police shooting in the episode. Police said the boy, identified as Madhav, was playing in a nearby park when a bullet fired by the gangsters hit him. I was unable to understand what had happened. Senior superintendent of police, Mathura , Swapnil Mamgain who also visited the village on Thursday, said Dy SP Rakesh Singh would carry out the police investigation. Read More »

Dreamers, supporters rally in Detroit for DACA fix

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The White House threw its support on Wednesday behind a Republican proposal to pass a stopgap bill that would fund the USA government through February 16 and avert a shutdown , dealing a blow to Democrats who want such a measure to include immigration protections. Read More »

Justice Department to appeal ruling that restores DACA program

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If, as expected, the Court agrees to rule on other legal issues in the case, the question of whether the order also involves a form of unconstitutional religious bias should be added, Administration lawyers told the Court. But only if you havent read the opinions raining down from the bench of Judge William Alsup of the Northern District of California. The clean Dream Act is a bipartisan legislation that would create a path to citizenship for DACA recipients and those who came to the U.S.at ... Read More »

Padmaavat Protests: Karni Sena Blocks Highway in Rajasthan

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Deepika Padukone plays Rani Padmini in the film, with Shahid Kapoor playing Maharawal Ratan Singh, her husband. Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film ran into troubles right from the beginning when he started shooting in Jaipur. After this, the state had also banned the song. Enraged members of the Rajput community have reportedly submitted a memorandum to State Home Minister Ramsewak Paikra in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, demanding an absolute ban on the film in the state. Read More »

Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper support to go ahead

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Canadian energy company TransCanada has secured 20-year oil supply contracts allowing it to move forward with the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline , it announced Thursday in a statement. "We appreciate Alberta Premier Rachel Notley for her government's commitment to the project which was instrumental to achieving the commercial support needed to proceed", he said. Read More »

No charges laid against mother of baby allegedly abandoned in Toronto

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Police said Wednesday that she will not be facing any criminal charges. "We will have plenty of time to investigate once that is done". "There's still a number of hoops to jump through when you're talking about charges". Police do not yet know when or where the baby was born. W. and Keele St.in Toronto, Ont. on Tuesday January 16, 2018. The source said the woman, believed to be under the age of 20, called police as soon as she gave birth and made up the story about finding the baby behind ... Read More »

White House supports short-term spending bill to avoid gov't shutdown

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Trump warns China on trade deficit MORE (R-Ky.) on Wednesday urged Democrats to support the legislation instead of "manufacturing [a] crisis" over immigration - which is not a part of a deal. Conservatives are balking at authorizing additional spending. Republicans don't, but they need Democratic support to get any spending bill through the Senate. Read More »

Pak PM must back his claim on Hafiz Saeed, says Haqqani

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Saeed, who had been under house arrest since January last year was released in November last year. "Action is only taken when there is a case registered (against someone)", Abbasi said in an interview to a Pakistani news channel. "I don't think there is a danger of war". Referring to the Indian army chief's remarks, he said, "If they believe on the other side there will be some political benefits and they keep making statements, as their military leadership has done, this has never been good ... Read More »

Code red chaos in the Netherlands

Violent gales battered northern Europe and beyond on Thursday, snapping air and train links and leaving three people dead, all killed by falling trees. Many trees have come down on railway lines. Severe delays affected thousands of of commuters at some of the country's busiest rail stations, including King's Cross station and Waterloo in London. Read More »

Love is in the Air! Pope marries airline employees mid-flight

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Carlos and Paola Ciuffordi had planned to Wednesday on February 27, 2010, but a massive natural disaster struck and their church collapsed on their intended wedding day. Ciuffardi told reporters that the Pope told them, "This is the sacrament that is missing in the world, the sacrament of marriage". At one point the Pope asked Ciuffardi, "Is she still the boss?" The couple said they planned to celebrate with a "tiny honeymoon" in the southern city of Iquique on Thursday night, before ... Read More »

Gunman shoots two police officers, remains holed up in Pennsylvania home

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Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse said three officers were shot, including a Harrisburg cop. There is a heavy police presence along the 1800 block of Mulberry Street. Marshal's Task Force was shot in the incident. Chardo said a large-scale investigation is underway involving multiple agencies, including the US Marshals Service, Pennsylvania State Police, and the FBI. Read More »

Close to the Brink on a Government Shutdown

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Sure, there was a time when sensible Democrats would join with sensible Republicans on a spending plan that addressed issues near and dear to both parties. Greg Walden , R-Ore., who oversaw GOP efforts in House races in the previous two election cycles. Democrats, who have been pushing for an augmentation of CHIP, should choose on the off chance that they'll vote for the medical coverage program while voting to strip subsidizing for Obamacare. Read More »

Doctor: Trump in 'excellent' physical and mental health

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Viewers noted that the president's weight and height gave him a body mass index of 29.9, just shy of the threshold to be considered medically obese. "He has a history of elevated cholesterol, and is now on a low dose of Crestor". Trump scored "30 out of 30" on the test, indicating that he has absolutely no mental decline whatsoever. Read More »

House GOP leaders push short-term funding plan as deadline nears

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And many Democrats were keeping their powder dry as to how they would vote, waiting on the House to lay their cards on the table and prove they had the GOP votes on their own to pass the continuing resolution. "They claim they don't want to shut down the government, so it seems to me it would be a rather attractive package", McConnell said. Another Democrat, Joe Manchin of West Virginia, said he won't vote against a stop-gap because he won't let the government shut down. Read More »

Divers Discover the Longest Underwater Cave on the Planet

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It took the team ten months to achieve the connection of the two flooded cave systems, known as Sac Actun and Dos Ojos in Tulum, Quintana Roo. "I didn't rest for 14 years", the diver tells Mexico News Daily . "Along this system, we had documented evidence of the first settlers of America, as well as extinct fauna and, of course, the Mayan culture [descendants of whom are still living on the peninsula]". Read More »

Outlook for United Kingdom property market in next 12 months is more upbeat

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Meanwhile, surveyors are yet to see a sales boost from the first-time buyer Stamp Duty changes and many aren't expecting much impact at all, research claims. As such, this measure is now consistent with a marginal increase in prices nationally over the coming months. "Challenges over affordability may have grown across the United Kingdom but they are clearly having a bigger impact in some parts of the country than other". Read More »

Teens caught in rip current rescued by life-saving drone

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They made it to the shore unharmed but exhausted. This training exercise was created to get lifeguard staff familiar with the so-called "Little Ripper" drone, which is part of a government plan to help mitigate the risk of shark attacks. A drone was used in the rescue of two swimmers off an Australian beach this morning, in a world first for the fast-developing technology that seems perfectly suited to saving lives at sea. Read More »

Late-Night Hosts Poke Fun at Trump's Physical Exam

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President Donald Trump requested that his first formal medical exam include a cognitive test and "did exceedingly well", receiving a score of 30 out of 30, the top White House doctor announced on Tuesday afternoon. Past presidents are not known to have been tested for mental acuity while in office - including Ronald Reagan, who five years after leaving the White House in 1989 was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, an incurable, degenerative brain condition. Read More »

BSF man killed in cross border firing in RS Pura

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The director general was referring to the death of the Border Security Force soldier by Pakistani fire in Jammu and Kashmir's RS Pora sector on Wednesday night. "Earlier, there had been firing along the Line of Control and now they have started firing along the global border as well", The Indian Express quoted Sharma as saying . Read More »

EC announces poll schedule for Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland

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The CEC also stated that EVM and VVPAT will be used in elections for all three states . While the left front is holding power in Tripura and the Naga People's front with BJP alliance have power in Nagaland . BJP's strategist for Northeast India and convener of the Northeast Democratic Alliance (NEDA) Himanta Biswa Sarma hopes that the party's dream of a Congress-mukt northeastern region could be achieved by 2018. Read More »

Girl on a date with Aziz Ansari, What happened then?

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Ansari was shocked and apologized when he realized he had mistakenly made her feel uncomfortable and then went on to learn from the incident , and support a movement to bring awareness of similar situations. Should I now be on guard and not go on a date with someone I met on Tinder and chatted with over texts? Ansari said in a statement Sunday that he apologized a year ago when she told him about her discomfort during a sexual encounter in his apartment he said he believed to be ... Read More »

Trump threatens to cut off aid to Palestinians

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But State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert confirmed on Tuesday that the U.S. government had written to UNRWA to inform it that it was withholding $65m out of a total of $120m in funding pledged as a "first tranche" in 2018. Israel's United Nations envoy Danny Danon said the agency misuses aid and "supports anti-Israel propaganda, perpetuates the plight of Palestinian refugees and encourages hate". Read More »

"America will put her embassy in Jerusalem", says US Ambassador to UN

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Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Danny Danon denounced supporters of the resolution as "puppets being pulled by the strings of the Palestinian puppet masters". Meanwhile in the Middle East, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's spokesperson welcomed the vote as "a victory for Palestine", while Israel rejected the outcome. Read More »

May, Macron to talk terrorism and migration at United Kingdom summit

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May and Macron are also due to announce enhanced police cooperation to control the border. It will be spent on fencing, CCTV and infrared detection technology in Calais and other border points. "We have in the past contributed to security and if there are requests for further help we would look at those", said the spokesman. Dr Levi Roach, medieval historian at the University of Exeter, said there could "scarcely be a better symbol of the close yet fraught ties that have bound the two ... Read More »

Deadpool Wishes Betty White Happy Birthday With New Image

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She says she tries to meet him every year, but has yet to do so. Happy Birthday Betty White! For the next 20 years, White's acting career would hit its peak. The longtime comedian and actress, who turned 96 on Wednesday, attributes her advanced age to "vodka and hot dogs, 'probably in that order, ' " she told Parade magazine . Read More »

Cape Town residents will soon face level 6B water restrictions

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Right now, everyone from people in the hospitality industry to swimming pool authorities to regular locals are taking all the steps possible to avoid Day Zero . The municipality says it's facing a R1.7 billion deficit as a result of water restrictions. We will be moving to level 6B restrictions with a new limit of 50 litres per person per day to make up for the many months of missing the 500 million litre per day collective consumption target. Read More »

Facebook investigates Russian meddling in Brexit

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In November, a Facebook executive said she had "seen nothing" to suggest Russian involvement in Brexit on Facebook. Simon Milner , UK policy director for Facebook, wrote to Mr Collins yesterday to defend the original... Facebook has said that the IRA bought roughly $100,000 worth of ads targeting Americans. Mr Collins welcomed Facebook's promise to expand their investigation and said he would "look forward to reviewing their findings". Read More »

Longtime US Senator Bob Dole Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

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Numerous speakers focused on the work Dole did both as a senator and after for fellow military veterans and those with disabilities. Mr. Trump called Dole a "true American hero" and a leader admired by all. He received this award in recognition of his public service as a soldier, legislator, and statesman. Dole, with the help of Democrats, passed the Americans with Disabilities Act. Read More »