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Trump appointee 'overruled' rejection of Jared Kushner for top security clearance

It comes just days after a House committee now led by Democrats revealed it was opening an investigation into how security clearances have bee...

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John McCallum resigns as Canada's ambassador to China at PM's request

McCallum issued a mea culpa on January 24 for earlier comments made to Chinese media in Canada - among them, that Meng could make a "strong ca...

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Louisiana shootings leave 5 dead; suspect at large

The victims have not yet been named. The suspect, Theriot, is accused of killing his parents, the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said. ...

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You have no right to issue ultimatums, Venezuela’s foreign minister slams Europe

The ultimatum comes as worldwide pressure mounts on the Maduro regime to agree a new vote, with the United States, Canada and major South Americ...

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Trump threatens new shutdown if Congress won't fund wall

President Donald Trump , after an extraordinary period of back-and-forth congressional negotiations , meetings and developments, is expected t...

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Doomsday is not yet upon us

The Bulletin was founded in 1945 by scientists who were part of the team that developed the first nuclear weapons, and were concerned about th...

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Louis Police Officer Nathaniel Hendren Charged in Death of Officer Katlyn Alix

Alix was with two male officers at an apartment when she was killed early Thursday. In a probable cause statement , police say Hendren was th...

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Trump says he'll give address once shutdown ends

Also, the House and Senate each must approve a resolution allowing him to speak to a joint session -a requirement that reflects the constitution...

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Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Ordered To Testify In Senate

It appears that Cohen understands that Trump's messages are meant to suggest his testimony could have consequences for those close to him. Coh...

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President Donald Trump: Grocery stores, banks will 'work along' with furloughed workers

Donald Trump's billionaire commerce secretary fuelled accusations yesterday that the United States administration was deaf to the impact of...

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Spanish rescuers find body of toddler trapped in well

As rescuers burrowed down, they discovered no signs of life since he fell into the well, aside from a few strands of his hair and the bag of can...

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People react as Trump announces deal to temporarily end government shutdown

President Trump has announced a short-term proposal to reopen the government and end the current shutdown, now in Day 35. The shutdown comes...

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Nigeria opposition party pauses election campaign over suspension of judge

Revealing that the said judges had arrived Abuja hoping that the panel would be inaugurated, a source said: "There are a total of 250 members wh...

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Migrant with flesh-eating bacteria detained by border officials in New Mexico

DHS said late Thursday that the United States had notified Mexico "that it is implementing these procedures under USA law", and an official said...

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European court to rule on Amanda Knox mistreatment case

The decision examines what happened on November 6, 2007, when police questioned Knox at 5:45 a.m. about the death of Meredith Kercher , a Bri...

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Meng Wanzhou has strong arguments to avoid extradition, ambassador says

Topping McCallum's list was the possibility of political interference stemming from last month's comments by U.S. President Donald Trump that ...

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Taliban-US talks 'making headway'

Baradar, who served as the Taliban military affairs chief, was arrested in Karachi in 2010 in a joint raid by Pakistani and United States intell...

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Donald Trump announces deal to temporarily re-open USA government

Democratic leaders in Congress have refused to negotiate funding for a border wall while the government is closed. "Walls should not be controve...

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Florida elections chief resigns when blackface photos emerge

They allegedly show Ertel, then the Seminole County supervisor of elections, wearing blackface, red lipstick, earrings and falsies underneath ...

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Tragic end to search for boy who fell into borehole in Spain

A spokeswoman with the government's office in the southern province of Malaga says rescue crews finished digging a tunnel and found the remains ...

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Oby Ezekwesili's party, ACPN declares support for Buhari

In a media briefing held hours after her announcement, National Chairman of the party and running mate to the former Education minister, Gani G...

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Sebring shooting suspect appears before judge, as families grieve

He says 21-year-old Zephen Xaver has been charged with five counts of premeditated murder in the shooting deaths of four bank employees and a ...

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Weather Authority: Wind chill values close to -30 on Friday

Wind chills could drop well below 0 Tuesday night and again Wednesday night! Temperatures Thursday night should dip well below zero. Highs Fri...

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Trump Lawyer Cohen Expected at Oversight, Intelligence Panels

A person familiar with Cohen's account said the alleged threats have not been reported to law enforcement. A recent spate of Trump attacks arr...

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India due to launch world's 'lightest' satellite

The "Kalamsat" would be the first to use the rocket's fourth stage as an orbital platform. About 14 minutes into the flight, the rocket would ...

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Felix Tshisekedi’s improbable inauguration leaves Congo in a confused daze

In his remarks, Tshisekedi pledged to release all political prisoners in the country. The pageantry of the ceremony was briefly interrupted ...

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Erdogan: Turkey expects Syria 'safe zone' within months

The YPG is seen as an effective ground force by the U.S. in the fight against ISIL , but Turkey says it is linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Wor...

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Douglas County not anticipating filing charges against Patterson 'in the immediate future'

The 13-year-old went unseen until January 10, when she appeared in a wooded area about an hour north of Barron, Wisconsin, the girl's hometown. ...

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Trump Blinked. Could A Shutdown Deal Be Next?

The sparring over the president's annual address to Congress - a typically mundane event - comes as the partial federal government is in the m...

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Missing boy, 3, found alive in North Carolina

Lynch says Casey is with his family and being evaluated at a hospital. An "emergency search " is now underway for a 3-year-old North Carolina ...

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