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Global Texas Man Dies After Vaping Pen Explodes
Author: 0 Texas Man Dies After Vaping Pen Explodes

Alice Brown told the paper that her grandson had asthma and was not a smoker, but he'd heard a certain type of vape pen could help with his condition. Brown is believed to be only the second person to die in the US from an exploding vape pen. Firefighters could not determine the cause of death, but the Pinellas-Pasco Medical Examiner's report made it clear that two pieces of the smoking device had penetrated his cranium, resulting in his death.

Global 'Don't send me to Bahrain': Refugee footballer pleads in Bangkok
Author: 0 'Don't send me to Bahrain': Refugee footballer pleads in Bangkok

Supporters say that Araibi , as a recognized refugee, should be released and sent back to Australia instead. The footballer was detained upon his arrival in Bangkok in November while on a delayed honeymoon and, despite having been assured by Australian authorities that his status as a refugee would protect him, he was detained on arrival by Thai police acting on an Interpol red notice issued at Bahrain's request.

Global Nissan confirms X-Trail production move from Sunderland to Japan
Author: 0 Nissan confirms X-Trail production move from Sunderland to Japan

Nissan has confirmed that it's axeing plans to move production of the next-gen X-Trail for the European market to Sunderland as it says that Brexit uncertainty has had a hand in the decision. Business Secretary Greg Clark described Nissan's decision as "a blow to the sector and the region". The leader of Sunderland City Council has called on the Government to do "everything in its power" to secure the future of the United Kingdom automotive industry, following the news that Nissan will be ...

Global Speaker Pelosi: No wall money in USA border deal talks
Author: 0 Speaker Pelosi: No wall money in USA border deal talks

His latest comments came a day after Nancy Pelosi , the Democratic speaker of the House of Representatives, told reporters, "There's not going to be any wall money" in legislation to fund border security for the rest of this year. I don't think Democrats want border security. But if you don't have it - human trafficking , just as an example. "We've designed a much better-looking wall that is also actually a better wall, which is an interesting combination", he said.

Global Venezuelan opposition leader rejects mediation offers
Author: 0 Venezuelan opposition leader rejects mediation offers

So don't cross that red line". Meanwhile, California-based Chevron Corp. said its operations in Venezuela will continue normally for the "foreseeable future" despite newly imposed USA sanctions on Venezuelan state-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA .

Global Punxsutawney Phil predicts an early spring
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This morning, Pennsylvania's own world-famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil , predicted an early spring after not seeing his shadow, a prediction so rare that it has only happened 19 times in the 133-year history of Groundhog Day . The world's most famous groundhog, woke up and announced an early spring at Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, PA. According to his info-graphic, since 1887, Punxsutawney Phill has seen his shadow 104 times, signaling six more weeks of winter.

Global Putin: Russia will only deploy new missiles if United States does
Author: 0 Putin: Russia will only deploy new missiles if United States does

But Russia has categorically rejected the us claims of violation, charging that the missile, which is part of the Iskander-M missile system, has a maximum range of 480 kilometers (298 miles). But he told the ministers that Russian Federation would "not be drawn into a costly new arms race". China's foreign ministry has ruled out the possibility of negotiating a new multilateral pact that includes Beijing.

Global United States makes formal extradition request for Huawei CFO
Author: 0 United States makes formal extradition request for Huawei CFO

While the charges paint the company as a threat to national security, the Australian chairman of Huawei Technologies believes the telecom giant has simply been caught up in " China bashing". The previous round of US-Sino talks was held in Beijing on January 7-9. It has charged several Chinese hackers and intelligence officials. The Chinese telecommunications giant said in a statement on Tuesday that it tried to discuss the investigation with United States prosecutors following the ...

Global Roger Stone expected to plead not guilty in DC court
Author: 0 Roger Stone expected to plead not guilty in DC court

President Trump's confidant appeared in federal court in Washington, DC, for arraignment on a seven-count indictment charging him with making false statements, obstruction and witness tampering. There is no allegation in the indictment that Stone actually communicated with Wikileaks. On his YouTube channel, in appearances on Fox News Channel and in his many published books, he has peddled hateful falsehoods, doubting the veracity of official accounts of the attacks of September 11, 2001, ...

Global Trump Reacts to Roger Stone's Arrest With Call to Indict 'Crooked Hillary'
Author: 0 Trump Reacts to Roger Stone's Arrest With Call to Indict 'Crooked Hillary'

But days later Mr Stone wrote a piece for Business Insider in support of the Republican candidate, titled "The man who just resigned from Donald Trump's campaign explains how Trump can still win". Stone told Tucker Carlson on Friday night that "perhaps someone is bearing false witness against me - perhaps Bannon". On the same day has he was arrested in Florida, Trump ally Roger Stone sat down with CNN's Chris Cuomo to talk about the events of the day and what the now indicted ...

Global FORECAST: Light snow showers possible this weekend
Author: 0 FORECAST: Light snow showers possible this weekend

Bitter arctic air settled over the US Midwest on Friday, leading to school closures and event cancelations as officials warned of even frostier weather to come next week. Temperatures rose on Friday across Britain, but as low pressure edges away from Britain, snow showers are expected to return to the northeast of England and parts of Scotland.

Global Newhouse blasts Pelosi over State of the Union showdown
Author: 0 Newhouse blasts Pelosi over State of the Union showdown

Pelosi had asked Trump to delay the speech until after the shutdown, but the White House tried to ignore the request, announcing Trump would move forward with the January 29 date. Pelosi's moves have left the White House scrambling to devise an alternative plan for the speech, which is one of the president's top opportunities to lay out his agenda to the public.

Global Missing boy, 3, found alive in North Carolina
Author: 0 Missing boy, 3, found alive in North Carolina

The FBI confirmed that Casey has been found alive. Authorities said the boy's grandmother was watching the boy and two other young children at the time. Tears filled her eyes as she said, "He is good". "He's already asked to watch Netflix, so he's good". She held the arm of Chocowinity Emergency Medical Services Capt.

Global Venezuela puts down mutiny by soldiers
Author: 0 Venezuela puts down mutiny by soldiers

These disruptions came alongside clashes between the National Guard and 27 of its members challenging the government of Nicolás Maduro. On Monday, Venezuela's Supreme Court disavowed Guaido as the president of the National Assembly, rendered powerless by the top court after Maduro's ruling Socialist Party lost control of it in 2016.

Global Saudi Sisters Killed Themselves, Says Medical Examiner
Author: 0 Saudi Sisters Killed Themselves, Says Medical Examiner

Police say the sisters told people they would "rather inflict harm on themselves" then return to Saudi Arabia . Sisters Tala Farea, 16, and Rotana Farea, 23, who were found dead last October , died by drowning, according to New York Chief Medical Examiner Dr.

Global Russian Federation says 'arbitrary' Israeli air strikes on Syria must stop
Author: 0 Russian Federation says 'arbitrary' Israeli air strikes on Syria must stop

The Israel Defence Forces said they hit a number of Iranian Kurd military sites in Syria in response, including a rare daylight air raid near the Damascus International Airport in Syria on Monday. Israel has warned it would continue to target positions in Syria held by Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah. At the end of past year Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon insisted that Israel would continue fighting Iranian troops in Syria even if the United States withdraws its ...

Global Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris Says She Will Run for President in 2020
Author: 0 Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris Says She Will Run for President in 2020

The video revealed she will formally launch her campaign at an Oakland rally on Sunday, January 27. A career prosecutor, Harris has spent her career fighting on behalf of the people - taking on big banks on behalf of homeowners, pharmaceutical companies on behalf of patients and consumers, and for-profit colleges on behalf of students.

Global Kamala joins Tulsi in run for White House
Author: 0 Kamala joins Tulsi in run for White House

Before her 2016 victory in the Senate race, Senator Harris served as the district attorney in San Francisco before she was elected to serve as attorney-general. After arriving in the Senate in 2017, Harris quickly leveraged her seat on two high-profile Senate committees to become a national figure. And her campaign will be family affair: her sister Maya Harris, who was an adviser to Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign and served as the executive director of the ACLU of Northern ...

Global Democrats Stand by Demand to Reopen Government Before Negotiations on Border Security
Author: 0 Democrats Stand by Demand to Reopen Government Before Negotiations on Border Security

Trump wrote in a message aimed at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi , (D-Calif.). The offer also was assailed by prominent anti-immigrant voices, which denounced it as tantamount to amnesty. Can we amend it? "I'm a Marine Corps veteran and I know what that mob mentality can be like", he said. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says President Donald Trump's proposal for ending the 29-day partial federal shutdown is simply "more hostage taking".

Global Record 376 migrants TUNNEL into U.S. to turn themselves in
Author: 0 Record 376 migrants TUNNEL into U.S. to turn themselves in

The tunnels - a few feet long - were reportedly dug by smugglers under the steel border fence, letting hundreds of supposed asylum seekers enter the U.S, according to the Customs and Border Protection. " Parents with children now comprise over 80 percent of the total apprehensions of those crossing the 2,000-mile long border with Mexico", reports ABC News.

Global Explosion and gunfire at Nairobi hotel, office complex
Author: 0 Explosion and gunfire at Nairobi hotel, office complex

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Wednesday that all of the militants who had stormed an upmarket hotel complex in Nairobi had been "eliminated" after a siege that went on for nearly 20 hours, leaving at least 14 people dead. According to reports in the Sun , the SAS operative stormed through the doors of the building in the capital city of Nairobi and is believed to have shot dead members of the militant group who had detonated explosive devices and shot innocent bystanders, ...

Global Trump's attorney general pick: Robert Mueller is not overseeing a 'witch hunt'
Author: 0 Trump's attorney general pick: Robert Mueller is not overseeing a 'witch hunt'

Democrats have anxious that Trump may try to quash Mueller's findings when he concludes his work. He said Trump did not ask him for a promise of loyalty and he did not offer one. He said he had written a similar memo criticising the department's corruption case against Democratic Senator Bob Menendez, which ended in a mistrial in 2017.

Global Trump Rejects Graham’s Plea to Reopen Government
Author: 0 Trump Rejects Graham’s Plea to Reopen Government

See if we can get a deal. We don't want the wrong ones coming into our country. "I'd rather have the Supreme Court rule and then work with the Democrats on DACA ". Congress returns to business Monday, although Trump ridiculed 30 Democratic lawmakers for flying over the weekend to Puerto Rico, the sunny USA island territory in the Caribbean, for a charity performance of the hit Broadway show "Hamilton", while he remained in snowy Washington.

Global Jayme Closs
Author: 0 Jayme Closs "took the power away" from her abductor, family says

The complaint says Jayme and her mother then hid in the bathroom and realized James Closs had been killed after hearing a shot. The complaint says she escaped Thursday after Patterson told her he'd be gone for a number of hours; she pushed the bins away, took a pair of his shoes, and left.

Global European Union 'is prepared to delay Brexit until at least July'
Author: 0 European Union 'is prepared to delay Brexit until at least July'

However, his priority is to force a national election and he said he would propose a vote of confidence in the government "soon" if May loses on Tuesday. The British parliament will act to stop a no deal Brexit from happening, Vince Cable, the leader of the pro-EU Liberal Democrats, said on Sunday.

Global Didn’t know about allegations Manafort shared polling
Author: 0 Didn’t know about allegations Manafort shared polling

Manafort was among the first Americans charged in Mueller's investigation and has been among the central characters in the case, having led the campaign during the Republican convention and as, U.S intelligence officials say, Russian Federation was working to sway the election in Trump's favor.

Author: 0 Congressional Dems ‘Exasperated’ With Ocasio-Cortez: ‘Don’t Attack Your Own People’

The report described lawmakers as fearful of Ocasio-Cortez's ability to swing progressives against more establishment Democrats and anxious to utilize her influence to unite the party. According to the NYDN, a "Democratic campaign veteran scoffed that "it's not a great look" for Ocasio-Cortez that her campaign received a fine for not carrying workers' compensation coverage".

Global Controversial Dem. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Announces 2020 Run
Author: 0 Controversial Dem. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Announces 2020 Run

Both Sludge and The Intercept said Gabbard's office did not respond to requests for comment. More recently, Gabbard stirred controversy among fellow Democrats when she issued a statement accusing some of them of "religious bigotry" for questioning whether a judicial nominee's membership in a Catholic fraternal organization would affect his ability to apply the law.

Global Bill Allowing Post-Shutdown Federal Employee Back Pay Heads To Trump
Author: 0 Bill Allowing Post-Shutdown Federal Employee Back Pay Heads To Trump

President Trump seems determined to find a way to fund a border wall between the USA and Mexico - even if it means diverting billions of dollars of aid originally earmarked for Puerto Rico and other communities recovering from disasters. "If and when the president does that you'll find out how we will react", Pelosi said. A congressional official said the White House has directed the Army Corps of Engineers to look for billions of dollars earmarked a year ago for disaster response for ...

Global Pompeo vows United States troops will leave Syria
Author: 0 Pompeo vows United States troops will leave Syria

But following a backlash from Republicans and Democrats in Congress and the resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Trump said the troops would be withdrawn "slowly". America's operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the country were to continue during the withdrawal process. "These have been folks that have fought with us and it's important that we do everything we can to ensure that those folks that fought with us are protected", Pompeo said during his tour ...

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