• Latest Israeli attacks may signal new period in Syria
Latest Israeli attacks may signal new period in Syria

Russian Federation has called on Israel to stop carrying out "arbitrary' air strikes on Syrian territory, days after the Israeli Air Force targeted what Israel said were Iranian forces in the war-torn country". The diplomat is also reported to have blasted Israel's annexation of the Golan Heights, claiming that Syria has a "permanent right th...

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  • Democrats full of excitement, anxiety as 2020 contenders begin 'Roman theatre torture'
Democrats full of excitement, anxiety as 2020 contenders begin 'Roman theatre torture'

Later in the conversation with "GMA" anchors George Stephanopoulos and Robin Roberts , the former California prosecutor, who was elected to the Senate in 2016, said President Trump has "absolutely" compromised the American peoples' faith in the "integrity of our system of justice".

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  • Sen. Kamala Harris announces she will run for president in 2020
Sen. Kamala Harris announces she will run for president in 2020

Harris is the first African-American woman to announce a run for the White House in 2020 , and the third woman in the field. Several Democrats have said they are intending to run, including Elizabeth Warren , Kirsten Gillibrand , Tulsi Gabbard and John Delaney .

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  • Trump plan to end shutdown panned by opponents, right
Trump plan to end shutdown panned by opponents, right

On Saturday, the president offered to "extend temporary protections for young people brought to the US illegally and for those who fled disaster zones", in exchange for $5.7 billion to fund a border wall between the USA and Mexico, the Associated Press reported .

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  • Migrants Overwhelmed US Border In Yuma Sector During Week-Long Period
Migrants Overwhelmed US Border In Yuma Sector During Week-Long Period

The largest single group of asylum-seekers to be taken into custody in the USA reportedly tunneled beneath a section of the border wall outside Yuma, Arizona. So far in fiscal year 2019, now spanning October and November, agents on the southwest border have apprehended a total of 102,857 undocumented persons between ports of entry, 48,287 of which ...

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  • North Korea not listed as ‘enemy’ in Seoul protection report
North Korea not listed as ‘enemy’ in Seoul protection report

USA responses could include exemptions from sanctions for inter-Korean business and opening a liaison office, Seoul officials said. Pompeo and Kim Yong Chol have met several times before, including in NY last May just before Trump and Kim Jong Un met in Singapore.

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  • Rick Scott sides with Trump on lifting Russian Federation sanctions; Marco Rubio doesn't
Rick Scott sides with Trump on lifting Russian Federation sanctions; Marco Rubio doesn't

Putin, Oleg Deripaska - who will in my judgment continue to maintain considerable control under the Treasury's plan", Collins told reporters after casting her vote. The sanctions on the company spurred demand for Chinese metal. Congress had until Friday to vote to block the sanctions relief. Treasury's decision to lift the sanctions came after ...

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  • Gunmen attack 14 Riverside in Nairobi, Kenya
Gunmen attack 14 Riverside in Nairobi, Kenya

The U.S. State Department has confirmed that one American was among the dead, but has not identified the victim. At least one of them appears to have been arrested. Over 50 people in my group. Scores of people were rescued at daybreak as police continued what they called a mopping-up exercise. "Gunshots are coming from multiple directions", he to...

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  • Barr says Trump asked him for no promises
Barr says Trump asked him for no promises

He sought to reassure senators that he could be trusted to oversee special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Trump frequently criticises the Mueller probe as a "witch-hunt" and has denied any collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of justice.

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  • Cameron church celebrates safe return of Jayme Closs
Cameron church celebrates safe return of Jayme Closs

Sometimes, Mr Patterson "would make her stay under the bed for up to twelve hours at a time with no food, water, or bathroom breaks", according to the complaint. He had gone to the home twice intending to kidnap her but was not able to do it because too many people were around, the complaint said. They say he then gunned the couple down and m...

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  • US Shutdown Sets Record as Trump Tweets into Void
US Shutdown Sets Record as Trump Tweets into Void

Miami International Airport announced it will have to shut one of its terminals this weekend due to a shortage of security staff caused by high sick leave. But there was another election, in November, and the effect of that is that the Democrats now control the House and they refuse to give Trump money for a wall.

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  • European Union preparing to delay Brexit until at least July
European Union preparing to delay Brexit until at least July

He used an article in the Sunday Telegraph to urge MPs to vote down May's "bad" deal to send a message to Brussels that the United Kingdom "will not be bullied". Danielle Haralambous, a United Kingdom analyst at the EIU, said: "Time is simply running out, and we're at a stage where Brexit can probably only happen in late March now in the unlikely...

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"I didn't know anything" about Manafort-Kilimnik polling contacts

U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ordered Mueller to respond by January 14 with "factual and evidentiary basis" for why it is accusing Manafort of lying during his cooperation. The filing contains new information about Manafort's connections to Konstantin Kilimnik, a Russian-Ukrainian business associate who was indicted a year ago on c...

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  • Ocasio-Cortez Criticized After Failing to Provide Workers’ Compensation Coverage
Ocasio-Cortez Criticized After Failing to Provide Workers’ Compensation Coverage

A spokeswoman for the NY state Workers' Compensation Board, Melissa Stewart, said Friday that Ocasio-Cortez's Democratic campaign lacked coverage from March 31 to April 30. Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter , suggesting that Lieberman's glory days are long gone. The New York legislator has vowed to take on the industry that makes up the corpora...

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  • Democratic Hawaii Rep. Gabbard Running for President in 2020
Democratic Hawaii Rep. Gabbard Running for President in 2020

Indeed, Gabbard has rankled some in her party for her unorthodox moves. In an article from August of 2018 , Chávez detailed Gabbard's refusal to debate her Democratic primary challengers, who said they wished to challenge her foreign policy and hold her to account for "sketchy alliances" with foreign dictators.

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  • At the Border, Trump Moves Closer to Emergency Declaration
At the Border, Trump Moves Closer to Emergency Declaration

Democratic leaders are unanimously opposed to spending money on any new border barriers -although they have offered $1.3 billion to strengthen existing walls and fences, increase hiring at ports of entry and improve technology at the border.

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  • Led coalition says Syria withdrawal has begun
Led coalition says Syria withdrawal has begun

The coalition "has begun the process of our deliberate withdrawal from Syria". Representatives of the Syrian Democratic Forces, a military coalition dominated by Kurdish fighters, declined to comment Friday, suggesting instead that the USA military should explain its plans.

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  • Norwegian millionaire's wife likely abducted, ransom demanded
Norwegian millionaire's wife likely abducted, ransom demanded

Police said the case was given a "low profile" because of the threats but went public in an effort to garner information on her whereabouts, BBC News reported . Mr Broeske said "those behind have chosen to communicate digitally and we have had no other type of contact". Family lawyer, Svein Holden , told reporters: 'The family sees this as a cr...

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  • China confirms U.S. trade talks in Beijing next week
China confirms U.S. trade talks in Beijing next week

USA officials are heading to Beijing next week for the first face-to-face talks since Trump and China's President Xi Jinping in December agreed to a 90-day truce in the trade war as they sought to strike a deal. Chinese economic growth fell to a post-global crisis of 6.5 percent in the quarter ending in September. They criticize his tactics...

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  • Israeli forces shoot, injure Palestinian girl in W Bank
Israeli forces shoot, injure Palestinian girl in W Bank

According to the official, the guarantees include giving assurance to avoid military action in Syria unless fully coordinated with Washington . Another prominent administration official has announced his departure since President Donald Trump announced the withdrawal of all USA troops in Syria.

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  • US Security Advisor: US Withdrawal From Syria Conditional
US Security Advisor: US Withdrawal From Syria Conditional

But while Bolton's comments may have come as a relief to some, a top House Democrat stressed that the priorities the national security adviser outlined were "obvious" - and simply highlighted how risky Trump's initial withdrawal announcement was.

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  • Trump Gives Weird History Lesson on Afghanistan and Russian Federation
Trump Gives Weird History Lesson on Afghanistan and Russian Federation

Trump further called on Russia, India and Pakistan to take up the fight against the Taliban in Afghanistan, also slamming his former Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, who he said did not perform well in Afghanistan. "Security is not just boots on the ground". I mean, I'll give you an example. "India firmly believes in the critical role that ...

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  • Dab! Kids were the stars on Day 1 of the new Congress
Dab! Kids were the stars on Day 1 of the new Congress

Democrats rejected the demand and parts of the federal government have been shut since December 22 because of lack of funding as a result. Rep. Nancy Pelosi , California Democrat, who is expected to become Speaker of the House on Thursday, wouldn't rule out impeaching the president.

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  • USA border patrols use tear gas against migrants
USA border patrols use tear gas against migrants

News photographers captured images of migrants massed on the Mexican side of the border, lowering people down onto razor wire coiled along the ground at the bottom of the US side of the fence. A lot of them fled back into Mexico after the tear gas was shot. American border agents fired tear gas canisters across the U.S. Thousands of Central Ame...

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  • Another big nation moving embassy to Jerusalem
Another big nation moving embassy to Jerusalem

Bolsonaro promptly thanked Trump, adding: "under God's protection, we shall bring prosperity and progress to our people!" With Bolsonaro's inauguration, Latin America's two biggest economies are now in the hands of anti-establishment populists.

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