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British to get visa-free travel in Europe even with no deal

The original version requested by Spain was to be more strongly worded, given that nation's territorial desires over Gibraltar , but that was r...

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Trump's State of the Union to Focus on 'Choosing Greatness'

House Democrats' new spending plans, unveiled this week, zeroed out money for border wall construction. The official, who spoke to VOA on cond...

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Punxsutawney Phil Predicts "A Beautiful Spring"

Hundreds of people head to Gobbler's Knob on February 2 every year to find out what Punxsutawney Phil will predict for the weather. It was w...

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Facebook removes 783 fake pages, accounts tied to Iran

Twitter said a second "state-backed influence campaign" found and disabled in Venezuela focused on the country's own citizens. "In October ...

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Nigeria vice president, flight crew safe after plane crash lands

Reports said at the end of the event, the Vice-President, escorted by some officials, boarded the helicopter with the intention to return to the...

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Brisbane Airport Put Into Lockdown After Bomb Scare

A man was seen carrying a metal box with exposed wiring inside the building, The Courier Mail reported. "When police were involved we became...

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Mariah Carey shakes off boycott calls for her Saudi concert | AP entertainment

Especially when you don't desperately need it. Tell this to Mariah Carey , who chose to participate yesterday, despite the multiple calls by ac...

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Brexit: Deal or no

The Commons narrowly rejected an amendment to May's deal tabled by Yvette Cooper and Nick Boles - centrist Labour and Conservative MPs respe...

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Brexit may’ve to be delayed, says United Kingdom foreign secretary

With two months to go, the country has still not managed to agree divorce terms from the other 27 European Union member states, and the proposed...

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Brazilians pay homage to victims of dam collapse

Vale described the document as a routine disaster preparation plan required by regulators. Authorities and environmental organisations have be...

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Punxsutawney Phil says spring is on the way

Other places have begun using their own groundhog to celebrate the holiday, including General Beauregard Lee of Atlanta, Dunkirk Dave of Dunkirk...

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U.S. likely to suspend INF obligations

Geng Shuang, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman, said at a press conference that the meeting - called P5 - was a success and produced a conse...

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Donald Trump Says Talks With Afghanistan "Proceeding Well"

The report was released on Thursday, days after the United States peace envoy for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad , hailed "significant progress"...

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University of Iowa Student Found Dead amid Deep Freeze

He later died at a hospital. A specific cause of death has not yet been reported, University of Iowa police believe it was weather-related, ...

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Bangkok schools closed over air pollution concerns

Officials have pinned the worsening air on everything from auto exhaust, to factory pollution trapped in the city, to relentless construction. ...

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Virginia Governor Northam Wore Racist Costume in Yearbook

I cannot change the decisions I made nor can I undo the harm my behavior caused then and today. "But I want to be clear, I understand how this d...

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European Union states move to recognize Venezuela's Guaido: diplomats

The U.S. government has recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's interim president and has called for other countries to do so as...

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6 quake hits Mexico; no reports of death or serious injury

The natural disaster struck at 16.14 UTC time. One local said he felt "1 min of gentle shakes" while another said experienced "strong" shakes ...

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Graham asks FBI director for briefing on Roger Stone raid

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham said Wednesday that he wants a briefing from the FBI on the tactics it used last week whe...

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Freezing weather in USA starting to ease

It can also permanently damage the body, and severe cases can lead to amputation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

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European Union irks Britain by calling Gibraltar a 'colony'

But the Spanish Government is pushing for the inclusion of a footnote in the draft legislation describing Gibraltar as a "colony " and referrin...

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Elizabeth Warren apologizes to Cherokee Nation for DNA test

But almost two months after Ms. Warren released the test results and drew hostile reactions from prominent tribal leaders, the lingering cloud...

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At least 21 dead as 'polar vortex' continues in Midwest

In some places, it's possible to get frostbite after only a few minutes of skin exposure. Dr Masters said "past record-cold waves have not dis...

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Judge in Roger Stone case says she's considering gag order

Former Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone was in Washington, D.C. federal court on Friday for an appearance in his criminal case. If she doe...

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Corsica gunman found dead after killing one, wounding five in dog dispute

The motive for the attack is still unclear, though initial reports have ruled out terrorism. The shooter, Joseph Orsoni, in his sixties, was n...

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Bevin, Kentucky clerk at odds over attorneys' fees Adam Beam

But if they do, they disagree on who should pay. And in 2017, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported that the governor blocked hundreds of ac...

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Canada reducing Canadian staff at Cuba embassy by half

The mysterious cases at the United States embassy have sent US-Cuba relations plummeting from what had been a high point when the two countries,...

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Senate investigators told Trump Jr.'s mysterious calls weren't with his father

Donald Trump Jr . has called out House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff after Senate investigators confirmed that the mysterious phon...

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McConnell to introduce amendment refuting U.S. troop withdrawal in Syria

However, it added that USA military officials and United Nations monitors said that militants had gone underground and were waging an "effective...

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Franklin Graham Urges Cardinal Dolan to Excommunicate Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo told WAMC radio that he supported the "Reproductive Health Act", which he signed last week. The new law allows non-doctors to perform ...

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