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Brexit divisions can be exploit by violent extremists, Irish prime minister warns

Against the backdrop of receding risks of a no-deal Brexit, the British Pound got an additional boost on Friday following the news that Ireland...

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Australia seeks info on missing writer in China

The Australian foreign ministry said Wednesday it is "seeking information about an Australian citizen who has been reported missing in China"...

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House Speaker Pelosi: Ready to meet Trump any time over shutdown

Officials have been considering potential alternative venues for the 29 January speech, including a rally-style event, an Oval Office address - ...

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Can new Franco-German treaty revive a fracturing EU?

Most controversially, the treaty also includes plans for shared defence and foreign policy, building on Merkel's earlier pledges of support fo...

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North Korea says Kim Jong Un ordered preparations for 2nd Trump meet

President Donald Trump walks with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un during a break in talks at their summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentos...

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Tentative agreement reached in bid to end LA teachers' strike

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, accompanied by leaders of the union and the Los Angeles Unified School District, announced the agreement at ...

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Senate votes on competing bills to end shutdown

The competing proposal by Senate Democrats that would open government through February 8 without funding Trump's wall, and leave room for bo...

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NZ and United Kingdom sign interim trade deal

Ardern viewed the New Zealand-Britain ties the "longest-standing relationship", and "still one of the closest". New Zealand businesses will ...

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Russian Tu-22M3 heavy bomber crash-lands in Arctic, killing two

The Russian military says that one of its long-range bombers has crash-landed in the Arctic, Tuesday Jan. 22, 2019, killing two of its crew of f...

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Lawyer: Suspected US spy had classified docs on him

He was found with "evidence that constitutes state secrets" when he was detained, his lawyer Vladimir Zherebenkov told CNN before a pretrial h...

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Hamas rejects Israeli conditions for Qatari cash transfer

A Hamas official told The Times of Israel that "Netanyahu's decision to prevent their entry is a crime that will push Gaza toward an explosi...

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Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond arrested and charged

Scotland's front pages are, understandably, dominated by the news that former first minister Alex Salmond has been arrested and charged with t...

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Venezuela gov't slams US' Pence for backing protests

Maduro's critics charge the May election he won was fraudulent. Congress has called on citizens to take to the streets to protest against Madu...

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Priyanka Gandhi enters politics months before India general election

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will take up the party position in the first week of February, almost 14 months after her brother Rahul took over as the p...

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Hacienda Healthcare: Nurse arrested amid sexual assault investigation

Later that day, the San Carlos Apache Tribe said the female Hacienda HealthCare patient was a 29-year-old member who "has been in a persistent...

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Trio Planned Explosive Attack On Muslim Community In Upstate NY, Police Say

Greece Central School District Superintendent Kathleen Graupman said the students who reported the comment "changed the narrative". In this ...

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Venezuela rallies: 4 dead as Maduro opposition steps up protests

In a statement, Trump said he would use "the full weight of United States economic and diplomatic power to press for the restoration of Venezu...

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Brexit battle looms as United Kingdom lawmakers attack May’s ‘Plan B’

May told the House of Commons that she would be "talking further this week to colleagues.to consider how we might meet our obligations to the pe...

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Russian Federation tells Israel: No more arbitrary airstrikes in Syria

On Sunday, the Israeli Air Force carried out a missile attack on alleged Iranian targets in Syria, including "military facilities of [Iranian un...

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'Bikini hiker' Gigi Wu dies after fall on solo climb

Gigi Wu is shown on a mountain in this photo posted April 7, 2015. Wu relished in hiking alone - something she thought everyone should be ...

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Court approves Trump’s transgender ban

Justices Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan dissented. The ruling reversed the orders implemented by lower courts, which had prevented the...

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US Highlights Progress in N. Korean Denuclearization

Amid skepticism that the United States has not made much progress in talks with North Korea to abandon its nuclear arsenal, Vice President Mike ...

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President Trump visits MLK memorial

Martin Luther King Jr .'s son responds to Mike Pence after the vice president quotes one of MLK's most famous speeches in support of President...

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Brexit: Theresa May scraps £65 fee for European Union citizens

A Government source told the Telegraph Mr Robbins had sent the text to Mr Hammond but claimed that what he said had been "misrepresented". S...

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Bundle Up! Dangerous 35 Below Wind Chills in Central New York

And though it's a little too soon to tell, NWS is predicting rain fall - possibly a wintery mix for some areas - Wednesday morning, turning into...

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Gene-edited babies are unethical and unlawful, says Chinese investigation

But investigators in the southern province of Guangdong determined He organized and handled funding for the experiment without outside assistanc...

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Giuliani: Trump legal team reached out to Mueller after BuzzFeed report

President Donald Trump's defense attorney made yet another inadvertent revelation during an interview with The New Yorker published on Monda...

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Chris Brown arrested in Paris on suspicion of rape

Both officials said Brown was detained on Monday and is still in custody on Tuesday while police study the complaint. Reuters reports that s...

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"Similar personalities": Top US senator urges meeting between Trump and Khan

He is also expected to meet Prime Minister Imran Khan during his stay in Pakistan. Senator Lindsey Graham called on Foreign Minister Shah Mahm...

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Brexit: MPs put forward rival Brexit plans

London and Brussels have spent the best part of two years working on the divorce deal but MPs in parliament´s lower House of Commons comprehensi...

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