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Global Who's hearing from House Democrats: Trump's family, business
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In response to questions about the inquiry, Trump told reporters on Monday that he will cooperate with the Committee's requests but called the move a "hoax". COBB, guesting on the latest episode of the podcast , gave an extensive interview in which he also said that he continues to believe that the Special Counsel's report will not find President TRUMP in serious trouble and that the primary findings of the investigation have already been revealed through the "speaking indictments" filed in ...

Global Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un resume Hanoi summit talks
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We just want to do the right deal."North Korea has conducted no nuclear or intercontinental ballistic missile tests since late 2017". Asked by a USA reporter Thursday in Hanoi whether he's willing to denuclearize, Kim responded: "If I'm not willing to do that, I won't be here right now".

Global Trump derides 'fake' hearing, but says Cohen truthful on 'no collusion'
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Cohen was one of Trump's closest advisers before he pleaded guilty to tax crimes, fraud, lying to Congress and campaign finance violations. Cohen is scheduled to complete his testimony with the House Intelligence Committee on March 6. Testifying before the House Oversight Committee, Cohen levelled a broad attack against the president's character. The next cheque, dated in August 2017, came from the President's personal account and was signed by Mr Trump.

Global Trump branded a 'conman' as ex-lawyer savages him in Congress
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He said Cohen made "very demeaning comments about the president that Miss Patton doesn't agree with". In dramatic public testimony on Wednesday before the House Oversight Committee, the one-time "fixer" for Trump accused the president of breaking the law while in office and said for the first time that Trump knew in advance about a WikiLeaks dump of stolen emails that hurt his 2016 election rival Hillary Clinton.

Global Iran's Rouhani rejects Foreign Minister Zarif's resignation
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Just two days after announcing his resignation on Instagram , Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has returned to work, according to the country's state news agency Press TV. Analysts say Rouhani faces growing political pressure from hard-liners within the government as the nuclear deal unravels. "Definitely, Zarif is in charge of foreign policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran and he has been always supported by top officials including the supreme leader", Soleimani ...

Global India says carried out air strike on 'terror camp' inside Pakistan
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New Delhi had threatened to retaliate after the deadliest attack in three decades in Kashmir killed more than 40 Indian paramilitaries. CSIS also said Pakistan's missile programme, which is built with help from China, includes mobile short- and medium-range weapons that can reach any part of India.

Global Pennsylvania mother, daughter arrested for killing 5 relatives
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She said that she killed one of the victims, that she and her daughter Dominque killed another together, and that Campbell killed two other victims before she herself was slain by Dominique. District Attorney Matthew Weintraub said the mother and daughter were residents of the apartment in which the five relatives were found. They said the apartment was "in disarray, with furniture turned over and with broken glass and clutter throughout".

Global Flowers from Meghan Markle’s baby shower donated to charity
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Meghan Markle showed her sweet side in Morocco, but was she careless while doing so? For her final visit of the trip, to the Andalusian Gardens, Meghan wore the ideal little black dress with a white blazer. While Markle partied it up in the Big Apple, Middleton was enjoying some precious family time with Prince William and the couple's three children. Meghan dressed down for her tour through the town, opting for a £395.34 Alice and Olivia tailored long navy blazer , skinny jeans teamed ...

Global Brexit: Labour to back ‘public vote’ in parliament
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The Labour leader, who has been a long time opponent of the European Union but has lost a number of MPs in the past week over his Brexit stance is expected to say: "The prime minister is recklessly running down the clock , in an attempt to force MPs to choose between her botched deal and a disastrous no-deal We can not and will not accept...

Global How swift action averted major fire disaster at Aero India
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The fire brigade and Rapid Action Force and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams had doused the blaze in about 40 minutes after it was noticed around noon. Auto owners rushed to the spot after they received information about the incident . Ground reports state that many came to know about the fire outbreak after hearing a loud "bang".

Global Dhaka fire kills 70 as explosions rain fire on the streets
Author: 0 Dhaka fire kills 70 as explosions rain fire on the streets

The inferno started in a building where chemicals for deodorants and other household uses were stocked amid apartments. Originated from a stove in a building housing combustible chemical depot, the fire spread to eight residential buildings and 20 shops rapidly.

Global Toxic alcohol kills 93 in India, hundreds hospitalised
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Bootleggers often add methanol - a highly toxic form of alcohol sometimes used as an anti-freeze - to their mixture to increase its strength, AFP reports. "There can be multiple producers at different locations but we have to investigate what is common contaminant", Singh said. To reduce the cost of regulated alcohol, politicians would have to cut the taxes charged on it.

Global Venezuelan Authorities Clash With Protesters Along Colombian Border
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In the Venezuelan border towns of San Antonio and Urena, troops fired tear gas and rubber bullets at opposition supporters, including lawmakers, walking toward the frontier waving Venezuelan flags and chanting "freedom". "The world is watching". Guaido, 35, head of the opposition-run Congress, has provided few details on the transport plan. Maduro blames Venezuela's dire situation on USA sanctions that have blocked funds and hobbled the OPEC member's vital oil industry.

Global Vatican abuse summit: Cardinal says files were destroyed
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But this, he stressed, requires action. He told the gathering of 190 leaders of bishops' conferences and religious orders that they bore the responsibility to "listen to the cry of the young who want justice". In what appeared to be a reference to the McCarrick case, Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Mumbai told the conference that bishops should "fraternally correct" each other.

Global Defect from UK Labour Party Over Anti-Semitism & Brexit Betrayal
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Corbyn, a supporter of Palestinian rights and critic of the Israeli government, has previously been accused by some of failing to tackle anti-Semitism in the party. "I believe this to have been a foolish decision". While this new Independent Group on its own will not be able to stop Brexit , analysts say, it may play an outsize role in stopping a so-called "no-deal Brexit", under which Britain would crash out of the continental trading bloc without any transition period or trade deal.

Global Trump Administration Cancels $929 Million for California High-Speed Rail Project
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Furthermore, a total of 16 USA states sued Trump as well as top members of his administration , arguing that the president's emergency declaration would cause them to lose millions of dollars in federal funding. It is not clear how the administration can force California to return the $2.5 billion it has already spent, although the FRA lettter says the agency "is exploring all available legal options".

Global Bethnal Green Islamic State Jihadi wife to lose her citizenship
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The family said in a statement they were "disappointed" and were "considering all legal avenues to challenge this decision". Ms Begum was 15 when she ran away from her home in London's Bethnal Green, part of a group of schoolgirls from the neighbourhood who went to Syria to marry IS fighters.

Global Bernie Sanders on His Latest Bid For the Presidency
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Sanders has announced that he plans to run in the 2020 presidential race. Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., speaks about his new book, "Where We Go From Here: Two Years in the Resistance", at a George Washington University/Politics and Prose event in Washington .

Global Trump seeks to rally US-based Venezuelans against Nicolás Maduro
Author: 0 Trump seeks to rally US-based Venezuelans against Nicolás Maduro

Around 50 countries, including some 30 European ones, have recognized the interim presidency of Guaido. Mr Rubio said he was confident that US President Donald Trump's administration would not stand by if the Venezuelan government harmed or imprisoned opposition leader Juan Guaido , who declared himself interim president in January.

Global US military planes carry 180 tons of aid for Venezuelans
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A view of food suplements packs after U.S. Air Force aircrafts carrying humanitarian aid for Venezuela landed at Camilo Daza International Airport in Cucuta, February 16, 2019. His words came amid reports the socialist dictator has been holding secret talks with the Trump administration, something not denied by USA officials.

Global Ex-astronaut Mark Kelly makes Democratic bid for Senate seat
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The husband of former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords , Kelly announced that he will seek to fill the late Sen. Kelly's wife, Gabrielle Giffords, survived a shooting in 2011 and now leads a group called "Courage to Fight Gun Violence". Giffords was severely wounded in a mass shooting on 8 January 2011, at a meet-and-greet event outside a grocery store in Tucson. McCain, a legendary and beloved Arizona politician, died a year ago from an aggressive form of brain cancer after more than ...

Global Mitch McConnell wields Green New Deal as bludgeon against Democrats
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Sen. This isn't a new Republican trick. The Senate will vote on new climate change legislation known as the Green New Deal , McConnell told reporters . "I really don't like their policy of taking away your auto, of taking away your airplane rights, of 'let's hop a train to California, ' of you're not allowed to own cows anymore!" Senate GOP leaders who joined McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, at a news conference in Washington on Tuesday criticized the measure, saying it would ...

Global Newborn baby pulled from storm drain in South Africa after being 'dumped'
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Rescue services used a chisel and hammer to break into the drain, Jamieson said. The little girl had been dumped in Newlands East, Durban. 'Police will now be trying to investigate the circumstances that led to the baby being in the drain in the first place and will also be trying to trace the mother, ' he said.

Global Newborn found abandoned in middle of road amid freezing temperatures in California
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Authorities rescued a newborn girl early on Monday after she was found lying on the road in California's Madera County. The hours-old baby girl was dressed in a soiled onesie and left "on the centerline of a roadway". "The baby appeared to have been born during the night and is now being treated by the Valley Children's neonatal intensive care unit", said Pogue. According to Madera County Undersheriff Tyson Pogue, a man was walking or jogging eastbound on Avenue 13 1/2 when he was ...

Global Gov. Northam vows: 'I'm not going anywhere'
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While speaking with " CBS This Morning " host Gayle King , the scandal-plagued Democrat was prompted to discuss his experience in dealing with his own public admission to having worn blackface in 1984. Northam now says he plans to dedicate the rest of his term to helping Virginia "heal" - telling CBS in an interview Sunday, "I'm not going anywhere ".

Global Thai court orders release of refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi
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Although Al-Araibi's release is yet to be officially confirmed, the player's lawyer Latifa al-Haouli told SBS News: "We won". Thailand had come under great pressure from Australia's government, sporting bodies and human rights groups to send al-Araibi back to Australia and not to Bahrain, where he is supposed to serve a prison sentence he says was politically motivated.

Global Justice For Now: U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana Abortion Law
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Benjamin Clapper of Louisiana Right to Life said he was not concerned by Roberts' break with the other conservative justices, suggesting the chief justice might eventually vote to let the law take effect. Justices could decide to bring the case before the court as soon as this spring. "If a law does not amount to an unconstitutional burden unless it does something as dramatic as close 20 clinics in a geographic area as large as Texas, nearly every law would be constitutional".

Global Greece backs Macedonia's NATO bid, completing name deal
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Greece's parliament on Friday approved a measure for Macedonia to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, ending a decades-old dispute watched closely by Western allies wary of Russian influence in the region. In ancient times it was the cradle of Alexander the Great's empire, a source of intense pride for Greeks. During the debate, main opposition New Democracy (ND) party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis reiterated the ND's decision not to ratify the protocol for the accession of the ...

Global Disruption as Storm Erik brings strong winds to Sheffield
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Winds gusting at over 80mph saw a number of passenger jets struggle to land at United Kingdom airports, with one BA flight forced to climb back into the sky as it attempted to hit the tarmac. They're going to have very strong winds. A statement on the Met Office website said: "A swathe of very strong westerly winds is expected to push across Northern Ireland, southern Scotland and northern England through Saturday, easing from the west during the day".

Global Venezuela's Maduro open to EU initiative, Guaido plans aid corridor
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The bridge, which connects Cucuta and the city of Urena in Venezuela , remains blocked after the Venezuelan military, earlier this week, placed cargo containers and a tanker lorry across the road surface. Venezuela has been rocked by protests since January 10 when Maduro was sworn in for a second term following a vote boycotted by the opposition. 'They offer us toilet paper, like Donald Trump threw at the people of Puerto Rico, ' he said at the conference, which experienced technical ...

Global Australia, US seize largest ever meth shipment
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The drugs were hidden in metal boxes labelled as loudspeakers. Another 25 kilograms of cocaine, worth about $9.5 million, and 5kg of heroin valued at $2.6 million, was also uncovered in the shipment of 850 vehicle audio parts. "The cartel is among one of the most powerful and violent drug trafficking syndicates in the world". "This is the biggest ever seizure of methamphetamine .

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